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Nick Hornby

March 2010, in review

Books I read (6/10) – 60%: Overqualified by Joey Comeau | Originally published 2009   Fear of Fighting by Stacey May Fowles & Marlena Zuber | Originally published 2008   Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season Eight Volume 4 Time Of Your Life by Jeph Loeb & Joss Whedon | Originally published 2009 Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby  | Originally released 2009 Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season Eight Volume 5 Predators & Prey by Joss Whedon, Jane Espenson, Steven S. DeKnight, Drew Z Geenberg, Jim Krueger, Doug Petrie & Georges Jeanty | Originally published 2009 Films I saw (28/52) – 54%: In The Loop | Originally released 2009 Inglourious Basterds | Originally released… Read More »March 2010, in review

Juliet, Naked

Duncan is a fan of Tucker Crowe, a singer-songwriter from the ’80s who’s last record Juliette was critically acclaimed. Out of the blue, Crowe abandoned his career. Duncan, and Annie are touring the United States on a pilgrimage to the homeland of his beloved1. Duncan spends much his time evaluating, critiquing, and discussing Crowe’s brief artistic output along with a small fanbase on the internet. I am a fan, or at least was, and have spent way too much time on an internet message board dedicated to this band. The fictional message board in Hornby’s novel is filled with middle-aged men who are constantly discussing the work of a long… Read More »Juliet, Naked