Animator and author Ken Priebe talks about his three fantastic children’s books in the latest Looking Closer podcast episode

In this "Master Shot" episode of the Looking Closer podcast, Overstreet interviews animator, illustrator, and children's storybook author Ken Priebe about his three wild and whimsical books of wild, wacky, and scary characters.


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Whale Writer: Peter Wayne Moe on his passion for whales, writing, and teaching

If you are on the hunt for great books about writing, great books about teaching, great books about faith, or great books about whales — yes, whales — have I got a recommendation for you!


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So Much Love: a conversation with Lowland Hum about their reinvention of a Peter Gabriel album

In which I talk with Daniel and Lauren Goans of the band Lowland Hum about how and why they made the most of their pandemic lockdown by re-recording a classic Peter Gabriel album.


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Sunday Song: Listening Closer to Rhiannon Giddens and Nick Cave

Here are two of my favorite 2021 songs so far, one from Rhiannon Giddens, the other from Nick Cave.


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A Quiet Place Part II is loud with familiar summer movie thrills

Krasinski's follow-up to his smash-hit sci-fi thriller works like a charm — mostly because it's made up of familiar sequences that worked like a charm in better movies.


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In Wrath of Man, violence leads to (shocker!) no good

Guy Ritchie's latest is a standout surprise in his filmography: It doesn't make violence seem fun. Perhaps I'm damning it with faint praise, but these days it seems like a refreshing change of pace to suggest that men with guns end up miserable even if they hit their marks.


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