John Benitz

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    War: What is Good for? Well, Lots of Words

    Andrew Carroll calls them "the world's greatest undiscovered literature," and anyone who's seen Ken Burn's monolithic documentary The Civil War would certainly agree. They are letters written during war-time, primarily those sent from soldiers mired in the blood, mud and, often, boredom, of the fron ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 15, 2007


    Neil Labute’s The Shape of Things is brutally good