Reviews

Live review of Spike Lee’s Da Five Bloods

Viet Thanh Nguyen, “I watched Da 5 Bloods so you wouldn’t have to. I can’t recommend it. Here we go with my live tweeting of Spike Lee’s #Da5Bloods.”

Five stars for Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods

Five stars for Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods

Spike Lee’s Vietnam War film Da 5 Bloods is “a condemnation of the past, a call for change, and a rich work of art worth watching over and over again.”

Lansdale’s Ghost

Lansdale’s Ghost

Photo caption: Edward Lansdale in 1963. Credit: WikiCommons This book review originally appeared in the May 2018 issue...

My Lai (a book review) PART ONE

My Lai (a book review) PART ONE

This review originally appeared at thiscantbehappening.net. March 16, 2018, the 50th anniversary of the My Lai...

How We Got From Twinkies to Tofu

How We Got From Twinkies to Tofu

This article originally appeared at the nytimes.com. By MICHAEL POLLAN HIPPIE FOOD  How Back-to-the-Landers,...

Vietnam redux

Vietnam redux

This article originally appeared at MekongReview.com. By Ron Steinman. Our review of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The...