This is a piece for the Detroit Beat, a new blog at the Daily. Look for the Detroit Beat link on our website in the fall. DETROIT — Like most of the places on Lyndon Street, Judy Sackett’s house is small, white and boxy. Her lawn is cut, the yard filled with flowering shrubs. A wooden bench sits under a large tree. read more
‘Girl Meets World’ Will Make You Sad
The Disney Channel’s follow-up to the TGIF sitcom classic ‘Boy Meets World’ is perfect for a new generation. And that’s going to really piss the old generation off.
The Worst Movies of 2012
Why does Hollywood keep screwing up the iconic work of Dr. Seuss? Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda direct strictly for short-attention spans on a fruit-loopy palette that made me want to puke. Had Dr. Seuss lived (he died in 1991), I'm confident he would have ...
‘Lorax’ rolling in the green
Having crossed the $200 million domestic mark on April 11, Universal’s “The Lorax” is the first animated film to reach that milestone since 2010′s Thanksgiving release “Tangled.” “Lorax” also marks the second-highest-grossing toon to be ...