Mainstream MaverickUniversity of Texas Press. 2020
In the 1980s and 1990s, John Hughes was one of Hollywood's most reliable hitmakers, churning out beloved teen comedies and family films such as The Breakfast Club and Home Alone, respectively. But was he an artist? Hughes, an adamantly commercial filmmaker who was dismissed by critics, might have laughed at the question. Since his death in 2009, though, he has been memorialized on Oscar night as a key voice of his time. Now the critics lionize him as a stylistic original. Holly Chard traces...
Cast Me Not Off When I Am OldiUniverse. 2004
"Cast Me Not Off" helps the elderly and those who care for them make choices to maximize the quality of life in later years. Part I contains housing options and questions to consider when contemplating each choice. Part II contains vignettes from nursing homes to help family and staff learn how to reach out to residents. Part III contains readings and prayers that will be useful for the frail elderly and their caretakers.
New York Magazine
New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.