23.12.08

This Week in the BWC


There are some great new articles this week on the Big Page.

Putting the Fun in Dysfunctional: "Very crafty, your book: it looks like some game book you could buy in an airport. But it's not for say, a third-grader or a committed alcoholic. How much therapy would a reader have to have to get all the jokes?" Susan Isaacs interviews Catheryn J. Brockett, author of The Dysfunctional Family Fun Book: Games and Activities to Keep You Sane Your Whole Visit Home. Leave your craziest home-for-the-holidays story in the comments section of the main site and you could win a copy of the book.

The Slave is My Brother: Haley Clark, a therapist working with traumatized children in Uganda, recalls a Christmas in that war-torn country.

Ferris Bueller Revisited: "Ferris exists in our imaginations as a postmodern Peter Pan of sorts, which is all well and good until we discover Neverland does’t allow for the possibility that we eventually grow up." Dave Zimmerman otugrows Ferris Bueller.

Blitzen Trapper: Michael Dallas Miller on the Portland-based rock band's live show at Seattle's Chop Suey.

Christmas with Weezer: Baby Jesus hanging out on the left side of the metronome. A review by Christian Dashiell.

Bowl Watcher's Guide 1: The first installment of Christian Dashiell's Bowl Watcher's Guide, complete with Watchability Ranking. Spoiler Alert: The San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl will be a real barn burner.

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