Monthly Archives: July 2015

Which 1980s Bob Dylan song is HBO’s True Detective Season 2?

The second season of HBO’s True Detective is almost over but many questions still remain. Probably the most pressing is, which Bob Dylan song from the 1980s best describes the show? The answer is “Brownsville Girl.” “Brownsville Girl,” an eleven-minute yarn from Dylan’s 1986 album Knocked Out Loaded, may not help us completely understand True […]

Maine’s got Moxie

By the time I started going to John Bapst in 1989 most of the corporeal punishment accepted while it was a Catholic school was a thing of the past. For better or worse (better) you can’t rap children’s knuckles with a ruler to guide them in learning anymore. There were some holdovers, however. A Latin […]