The Sweet Surprise of Squid Game

I remember sitting in the theater with my friend Jessica. Less than five minutes into M. Night Shamalamadingdong’s The Village, I turned to her and said, “If the ‘twist’ is that they’re living in modern times, this will be the stupidest...

Conveyor Belt Songwriting

One of my best friends is a jazz musician in New York City. Years ago he told me a secret: “You know, Jennifer Lopez is so bereft of talent that she can’t sing on her own albums without help.”

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