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Don’t Hate Mike Piazza, You Are Mike Piazza

Mike Piazza’s autobiography is called Long Shot, and reviewer Rob Neyer thinks it’s a long shot that anyone will really like the book. Neyer does admit that the book “semi-obsessed” him for a week. He claims to be unsure of the reason, despite the well-written nature of the piece, but suspects that it has something […]

Mockingbird at the Movies: I Want You to Hit Me as Hard as You Can

There’s a scene in Fight Club, starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton, which finds Norton being taught by Pitt to make soap. Pitt’s character, Tyler Durden, embodies everything Norton’s unnamed narrator aspires to be. It’s Durden who makes speeches about “the things [we] own end up owning [us]” and when confronted with the ugly truth […]