Review: “Minions”

Tamara’s Take Lightweight and adorable are two words that best describe Bob, Stuart and Kevin. They are not muscular or clever, and their names are ordinary. Yet, these small, yellow guys are more than entertaining enough to carry “Minions,” the prequel to the...
Clear conflict in Jessup

Clear conflict in Jessup

The nagging suspicion that powerful forces are working against you behind the scenes is routinely dismissed as paranoia. That’s often the proper diagnosis, but far from universal, especially in Our Stiff Neck of the Woods. Sometimes, they really are out to get...

Ka-BOOM!

— The ink hadn’t dried on the historic agreement between Western allies and Iran seeking to curb latter’s nuclear weapons program when, predictably, it was denounced by saber-rattling right-wingers in Israel and Washington. Whether the deal makes...