Maya Angelou

Thetitle of the award-winning film What Happened, Miss Simone? comes from aquestion famously asked by Maya Angelou. The author was puzzled over the decline(and at times disappearance) of an African-American performer who emb.. more

Sep 12, 2016 2:39 PM I Hate Hollywood

Thirty years ago this month, John Lennon was gunned down outside his New York apartment building by a mentally ill fan with a violent misinterpretation of Catcher in the Rye. The dual anniversaries of Lennon’s murder and what would have bee... more

Dec 1, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE 1 Comments

Theunmitigated awe that nature can inspire in the youthful imagination has been asubject LastChild in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, ,Books more

Apr 20, 2008 12:00 AM Books