My mom and I saw Leslie Odom, Jr. perform at Benaroya Hall last week. Clad in blue plaid, Odom crooned Nat King Cole standards and Broadway favorites, accompanied by the Seattle Symphony, a non-jazz trombonist, and a stellar combo. My mom worried he wouldn't live up to the expectations I'd set for her. She had… Continue reading Hamilton Book Tag
In Defense of Harry: A Harry Potter fan’s response to reader resentment
As a reader who grew up with the Harry Potter series, I've always wondered: how can people say such harsh things about one of my favorite characters in literature?