Category Archives: Cultural Commentary

The Demanding Tree (A Re-Telling of Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”)

“The Demanding Tree” by the Rev. Dr. Victoria Weinstein, revised Earth Day 2016 Once there was a tree.  And she loved a little boy. And every day the boy would come, and he would gather her leaves and make them … Continue reading

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PeaceBang Reviews “In The Heart Of The Sea: The Musical!”

  (What is that thing, Jay?) Okay, it wasn’t a musical. It was a film by Ron Howard, starring Chris Hemsworth as the steely-eyed first mate of the whaling ship Essex that left Nantucket harbor in 1819 and got STOVE … Continue reading

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“St. Vincent” Is Quietly Revolutionary For Hollywood: A PeaceBang Review

[Warning: there will be mild spoilers in this essay, so don't read it if you want to see the movie. - PB] The movie “St. Vincent” is lifted out of cute cliché territory by the great Bill Murray in the … Continue reading

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