Pop Goes The Culture

Quote of the day: “Good manners and bad breath will get you nowhere…” — Elvis Costello, “New Lace Sleeves”

How deep do you dive into the pop culture pool? Simon Dumenco at AdAge doesn’t want you swimming in the shallow end. Take his quiz & test yourself…

The LA Times did a thoughtful Sunday piece about black women writers who all have major books coming out (or just out), profiling Benilde Little

, Valerie Wilson Wesley

, Bebe Moore Campbell

, Connie Briscoe

, Pearl Cleage

, and Terry McMillan

–and they never once mention Terry’s, uh, situation…it’s all about the work.

So good on The Shield, so good in Heights, Glenn Close is getting ready for her close-up again, this time with new musical star (?) Ewan Mcgregor doing the guy-in-the-pool thing…

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