Essayist Avi Lank offers his thoughts on Fourth of July sales.
We're just two short days away from July 4th - which means, Independence Day fireworks, cookouts, and big sales at retailers. Lake Effect essayist Avi Lank may partake in the first two traditions, but as for the third - count him out.
For a time Monday, it was difficult to access the Milwaukee Archdiocese website. It stalled, after the church released 6,000 pages of documents detailing its response to clergy sex abuse allegations, spanning decades.
Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews author Peter Heller.
Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction tends to be rather bleak. The world as we know it has ended, chaos rules, and humans, or what’s left of them, tend to be reduced to their basest natures. Survival is paramount and all the niceties of so called civilization tend to go by the wayside.