Alice Walker

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2012

    Words of Protest, Words of Freedom: Can't Find What You Can't (Won't) Read? Live Among the Dead!

    This week offered Mr. Bib a walk down Memory Lane, if perhaps other people's memories, and the opportunity to recall Claire Spark's observation that a long memory is indeed the most radical idea in American history. Or maybe even a short one. Encouraged by a comment from a reader suggesting that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Recipe of The Week: The Best Sandwich You've Ever Had

    The Alice Walker school of California cooking--the immaculate, jewel-like vegetables, the artisan oils and vinegars, the painstakingly sourced meats--has at times been leveled with the criticism that it is not, in fact, cooking, but assembling. How much talent or skill does it take to make the best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    TONIGHT: The Vessel Tongue at Gallagher's

    I wrote about the Vessel Tongue in this week's Locals Only column, specifically praising their gleefully chaotic live shows. And guess what? They're in concert tonight, at Gallagher's in Huntington Beach. It's the perfect pre-Valentine's Day show for people who like things that are fun. They're play ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2008


    The Color Purple