Steven Pinker is a brilliant linguist with an ear for the common tongue and a brain to understand how it fits into the new millennium. Still… there are words which he says we (the collective, English-speaking we, not you in particular) get wrong with alarming regularity. He also has a word or two (or ten, in fact) to say about modern grammar myths and issues which we all think are rules but in actuality are not.
Monthly Archives: September 2015
Sometimes you just gotta let the brain go where it wants…
Here's a new review I did for PopMatters. 14 essays about adaptation from book to film.
Click and give 'em some love. 'The Fantastic Made Visible' Suffers From Some Blind Spots | PopMatters