The Bibliofella provides full employment to the UPS guy, Fed Ex and the world's greatest mail carrier, Cherry out of Silverado P.O. Among the boxes delivered to Shangri-Bib are dozens of catalogs, fun to browse through, from big commercial publishers, tiny little presses like Copper Canyo ... More >>
Food Inc. puts forth a lot of information, some of which I already knew:
- Corn and its derivates inhabit just about everything we buy from the supermarket.
- Factory farming leads to crowded feed lots where cows stand in their own feces and to lightless henhouses where chickens bred to grow ... More >>
The big question on the mind of anyone amid the crowds at Edwards Island Cinema at Fashion Island in Newport Beach Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday nights was: My God, don't these people work? And a second: Don't they know we're teetering on Depression? Finally: Buddy, can you spare a ticket?
T ... More >>
While the Eric Schlosser's book, Fast Food Nation, was hailed as a muckraking expose on the food industry in the same mold as Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, I thought it failed as a film.
Here now is Food Inc., made by Robert Kenner, produced by the people behind Inconvenient Truth, repackaged ... More >>
Here's the thing about several films screening at the 10th annual Newport Beach Film Festival,
which opens Thursday, April 23, and continues through April 30: many
entries have been shown at earlier festivals in New York, Los Angeles
and elsewhere. Since the Weekly is part of a chain with papers in ... More >>