Kevin’s mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly dangerous things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
“It’s one thing to refer to the book,” Levin wrote of Rosemary’s Baby , “as being ‘generally credited or blamed for having sparked the current revival of occultism,’ and another to recognize, as I have in the past few years (writing in 1990), that the blame may be real and weighty.” The preponderance of horrorContinue reading “Rosemary’s Baby * Ira Levin Book Review”
No matter how seemingly perfect a person’s life is, no one can ever tell what demons he or she is fighting within. That is the premise of this lovely book which delves into analysing the complex social dynamics that form between parents who do a school-run. Big Little Lies is a brilliant take on ex-husbands andContinue reading “Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty Book Review”
My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE – “If you’re going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning!”
I absolutely loved this video. Expectations of motherhood. Tackles amazing horror movies like “The Exorcist”, “Good Night Mommy”, “Hereditary”, “Babadook” and many more. I’ve seen all these horrors but it never actually hit me how they do in fact tackle motherhood – either from the socially accepted norms perspective or from the multi-dimensional meaning.
“Men can always reinvent themselves,” Laura said. “For women, once you’re a mother, you’re always a mother.” What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all?
If a word of mine pleases you and you tell me even just with your eyes I open wide in a joyful smile – but I tremble like a young mother who even blushes when a passerby tells her her little boy is handsome. ___ 1 February 1933 In December 2, 1938, Antonia Pozzi layContinue reading “Antonia Pozzi – Modesty (1933)”
Here’s another cute book by Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Still following the same formula where a cute redhead meets a grumpy older man and they get together – followed by a side plot where another 30-year old mousy virgin gets it on with the town single hot pastor. I knew what I was going to getContinue reading “Dream a Little Dream – Susan Elizabeth Phillips”
As a kid I understood that people were different colors, but in my head white and black and brown were like types of chocolate. Dad was the white chocolate, mom was the dark chocolate, and I was the milk chocolate. But we were all just chocolate. This is the life story of comedian Trevor NoahContinue reading “Born a Crime – Trevor Noah Book Review”
There are some books that stay with you for a very long time. This is one of them. Set in the universe of the Dark Tower and the Territories, Stephen King brings to life the epic journey of a young boy to save his mother. From one side of the States to the other. HitchhikingContinue reading “The Talisman * Stephen King”