How I survived a raccoon attack (no, really)
Okay, so it was a raccoon. And it didn’t charge so much as look at me. But, you see, I am terrified of raccoons. They are exceedingly creepy, with their bank-robber faces and their dexterous little hands. They can open jars, zippers and probably my ...
How Elizabeth Smart Became More Than An Abduction Victim
Margaret Talbot's piece in the New Yorker this week might be called "The Extraordinary Resilience of Elizabeth Smart" but a better title might be "How Elizabeth Smart Did the Impossible." The piece explores how Smart managed to get through her abduction ...
5 Things to Watch
OK, tell me if you’ve heard this one before: Chris Pratt, an alien, a profesional wrestler, a raccoon, and a tree all walk into a ... There’s only one villain (mostly). The writing’s smart, funny, and alive. The casting is brilliant.
Raccoons: The Masked Bandit
Courtesy Jerry Murray, DVM Although they're cute, be careful around wild raccoons because they could carry disease. Raccoons are very smart animals, and they require a lot of attention and playtime. They will also get into everything. Thus they do not make ...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is a galaxy of fun
How about one with a smack-talking raccoon? You see the dilemma ... seen by many as a bafflingly ill-advised project for a studio that most of the time makes smart moves. An adaptation of one of Marvel Comics’ more stridently oddball monthlies, Guardians ...