Tag Archives: Literature

Film Review: Fifty Shades of Grey | Moronic Masochism (co-written with Lauren Wark)

Note: For this movie review, we here at Quail Bell Magazine are going to be trying something different. This time, we had two Quail Bell writers, Alex Carrigan and Lauren Wark, look at the same movie and review it, in hopes of … Continue reading

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Books: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage | “A Burst of Color”

I mentioned in my 2014 review that I had hoped to read more by Haruki Murakami in the upcoming year. Thankfully, I continued to mention this around family, so one of my Christmas gifts was Murakami’s latest book. Colorless Tsukuru … Continue reading

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2014 in Review: My Year in Pop Culture | “A Year of Gods, Aliens, and The Unknown”

It’s that time of year, when critics like myself attempt to look back at the past twelve months and try to rate the events, people, media, and notable occurrences on some arbitrary scale. As Quail Bell Magazine‘s film critic, I wanted … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gone Girl | Death of a Cool Girl

Warning:  While there will be an attempt to minimize it, there may be some spoilers for both the novel and the film adaptation of Gone Girl within this review. Readers who have yet to read the book or see the … Continue reading

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Short Story: A Perfect Day

  “Echo, do you copy? Echo, do you copy?” I slowly open my eyes and stir in place. I still can’t get used to sleeping in a chair, but I need to stay near the radio. I slowly move my … Continue reading

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