Saga by Brian K. Vaughn & Fiona Staples
I had no idea what I was going to read for our graphic novel category, but before I even had time to fret about it, the lovely Rosie came to my rescue—she sent me the first volume of Saga through the mail. Snail mail no less! And I’m going to tell you right now, I’m glad she…
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
This was nothing if not a Michael Bay film, and I unabashedly love Michael Bay films. I also love movies based on true stories, films about heroism, brotherhood, and war, and a lot of action, so this movie got two thumbs way way up from me. Not to mention John Krasinski’s talent and general appearance.
Jason P. Howe
I’m currently reading A House in the Sky, Amanda Lindhout’s memoir of the 460 days she spent as a hostage of Islamist insurgents in war-torn Somalia. So far it’s been utterly captivating, but I’ll save that for my review. Before she was kidnapped, Amanda went on assignment in Kandahar as a freelance photographer and war correspondent. There,…