Diversions

New perk for Patrons: instant movie reviews! @ Eric Snider
  -  Hello friends and strangers! Thanks for reading my word piles about movies. In May I will...

11 tips for Marrakech @ Headlife
  -  For a friendly mid-price riad in a quiet part of the city, stay at Riad Haraka. It’s...

The 2018 End-of-the-Year Reckoning @ Eric Snider
  -  Hello, readers and illiterates who have this site read to them! We’ve just finished the...

Wide releases of 2018: a handy list @ Eric Snider
  -  For people who like lists of things, here is a list of all the wide releases (600+...

Gilgamesh: Yusuf Komunyakaa @ Headlife
  -  Lost children searched for weeping mothers. Men cursed the names of their fathers as the...

Why I Deactivated My Facebook Account @ Eric Snider
  -  In addition to the obvious reasons — only seeing some of my friends’ posts,...

Some updates from the Land of Eric @ Eric Snider
  -  Hello, Mom and other readers! Your old friend Eric here, checking in with some updates....

Movie BS #400: ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘Isle of Dogs,’ ‘7 Days in Entebbe’ @ Eric Snider
  -  Not only is this Ep. 400, it’s also the eighth anniversary of Ep. 1! The only...

Seeing movies like a civilian again @ Eric Snider
  -  I’m no longer going to press screenings. I’ll tell you the whole story later...

Movie BS #393: ‘Hostiles,’ ’12 Strong,’ ‘Maze Runner: The Death Cure’ @ Eric Snider
  -  We also talk about “The Howling” (1981), which we’d never seen...

Hamilton London @ Headlife
  -  I first discovered Hamilton at the end of 2015 on All Song's Considered's best of the...

Patreon 2017: The Reckoning @ Eric Snider
  -  We’ve just finished the second full year of my Patreon campaign, wherein patrons...

Everything I Wrote in 2017 @ Eric Snider
  -  With the birth of Crooked Marquee, where for some reason I am the editor, this year I...