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The Breakfast Club Blu-ray: When Labels Become Unstuck (Movie Review) #TBT

John Hughes’ follow-up to Sixteen Candles bears its thesis in the opening and closing voiceovers of the film. It’s a before and after shot of what it means to be a teenager, to be human, to “come of age,” and to struggle … Continue reading

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Joe Abercrombie’s Half a King: What Does A Leader Look Like? (Book Review)

I sped through Joe Abercrombie’s latest, Half a King, in one sitting. It’s the fantasy coming-of-age tale for fans of Game of Thrones, The Emperor’s Blades, or Red Rising that won’t bog you down with subplots and elaborate, near-annotated family trees. This is a pure tale … Continue reading

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