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Revisiting “Moment by Moment,” Lily Tomlin and John Travolta’s Wrongly Despised 1978 Melodrama

Criticism can be a lonely endeavor, in part because the enthusiasms and revulsions of other critics are sometimes unfathomably bewildering. So it is with “Moment by Moment,” the 1978 romantic melodrama starring Lily Tomlin and John Travolta. At the time of its release, the film received negative, even derisive reviews from a range of critics,…

By JohnValbyNation September 11, 2019 0

Salman Rushdie’s Fantastical American Quest Novel

Listen with: iTunes WNYC Stitcher TuneIn The New Yorker’s fiction editor, Deborah Treisman, talks with Salman Rushdie about “Quichotte,” his apocalyptic quest novel. A few years ago, when the four hundredth anniversary of “Don Quixote” was being celebrated, Rushdie reread Cervantes’s book and found himself newly engaged by a much-improved translation. He immediately began thinking of…

By JohnValbyNation September 11, 2019 0

Trump Signs Executive Order Giving Him Control of Weather

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In what some congressional Democrats are calling a flagrant example of Presidential overreach, Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order giving him total control of the weather. Under the terms of the order, Trump would assume the unilateral power to create all meteorological conditions, including but not limited to hurricanes, tornadoes,…

By JohnValbyNation September 11, 2019 0

Klopp is the perfect fit for Liverpool – Klinsmann

The former Tottenham star believes the European champions have found their perfect manager in his countryman Jurgen Klopp is perfect for Liverpool and the manager will already be planning for another trophy, according to Jurgen Klinsmann. Klopp claimed his first trophy with the English giants thanks to a 2-0 win over Tottenham in the Champions…

By JohnValbyNation September 11, 2019 0