Calling all readers!

When IHGB reader Martha emailed me in March asking if I was ever going to release another Beaner Book List, I smiled. Martha and I get each other. We’ve never met, but I have a feeling we would be those friends who pass books back and forth. She’d call me to try and guess why I turned down the corner of a certain page. I would laugh at the jokes

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My Thoughts on the Golden Globes

Each year, celebrities fill their Instagram feeds with pictures of glam squads transforming their plain faces and stringy hair into charismatic human beings who are considered worthy of walking a red carpet next to fellow hot people. These superstars squish into a ballroom and count the seconds until the next commercial break so they can sidle up next to Matt Damon to breathe the same air, or lightly stalk Amy Schumer so

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Holiday Wish List — Volume 3

Dear Santa, Could you please get me some tickets to see Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show? I’d like to experience something like this up close and personal. Also, since I’ll be traveling to New York City, Hamilton tickets would be nice, too. You’re the greatest! Lincee

Holiday Wish List — Volume 2

Dear Santa, I wrapped my present. I just need you to deliver it. Love, Lincee  

Holiday Wish List – Volume 1

Dear Santa, I would love it if you could reassure me that season 4 of Sherlock is going to be engaging and full of thrilling adventures. If I go off of my gut reaction from the trailer, it looks scary. And you know I don’t do scary. Could you sprinkle some yuletide cheer on that business before its debut? Also, I’m still waiting for the shirt I asked for two years

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