[Review] A Walk in the Woods

Every year, thousands of hikers start one of the toughest trails in America—the Appalachian Trail. In 2014, an estimated 3,369 hikers started the 2,000+ mile journey, with just over 900 actually walking the trail in its entirety. With only one in every four hikers completing Read More …

[Review] Princess Mononoke and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Last November, Hayao Miyazaki—Studio Ghibli’s recently retired founder and master director of many of their films—confirmed in a Los Angeles Times interview that the studio currently has no new films in the works. As their latest movie, When Marnie was There, reaches American homes, fans Read More …

[Review] Eyes Wide Open Provides a Good Introduction to Environmental Concerns

I don’t like bees. I’m also not a huge fan of nonfiction, so you can imagine my dread as the first paragraph of Paul Fleischman’s new book, Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines, talks about dead bees on Fleischman’s driveway. I guess I Read More …