I’ll admit it: I don’t know much about street art. I’m no graffitist (a person who does graffiti), but I do know that to “tag” something is when someone quickly spray paints a surface, or it can indicate the way a graffiti artist signs his/her work. I’m aware that I’m breaking down basic gra…

It’s easy to be impressed by the camera trickery in “1917,” Sam Mendes’ well-crafted war thriller. This World War I story is designed to feel like the entire movie is composed of one never-ending camera shot. That gimmick alone makes the film extremely impressive, as evidenced by the fact th…

These last few months have been a whirlwind of non-stop movie screenings, as Hollywood studios, press agents and indie-distributors threw more than a hundred films at me, hoping to garner votes for year-end awards.

In January 1975, thieves broke into the Utah State Historical Society and stole $22,380 worth of silver which had once been part of the officers’ mess on the USS Utah. The thieves entered the building via scaffolding that was in use for repairs. The collection included cups, plates and trays…

Have you ever been confused about something, but you didn’t want to look dumb asking about it? For instance, you might think Cappuccino drinks are made from ground up Capuchin monkeys, even though that sounds pretty cruel. Without questioning the coffee industry, you just go along with it, u…