When Pianos Went to War

During World War II, the Steinway & Sons company switched from producing pianos to glider parts for the military. But then the US government asked the company to design a piano that could be used by the troops serving overseas. It would have to be tough enough to drop from Read more…

Deer Photobombs Wedding Shoot

Photographer Laurenda Marie Bennett accompanied Megan and Luke to the great outdoors to take pictures after their wedding. The bride was carrying a lovely bouquet of roses that apparently smelled good. It drew the attention of a young deer, who was so tempted that he came right up to the Read more…

The Day After 9/11

For 18 years, I’ve believed that only immediate mourners—and those who came close to losing their own lives—should be allowed to talk about 9/11. This conviction started with good intentions. I wanted the story to belong to those who had truly suffered. But over the years too many others appear Read more…

An Honest Trailer for Aladdin (2019)

[embedded content] Disney made a live-action version of Aladdin, which has already come and gone from theaters. There was a lot of hype before it opened, but then you didn’t hear a thing afterward. Sure, it made a lot of money, but reviews were mixed. Screen Junkies holds nothing back Read more…