The Ripest Moments is a simple pleasure to read. While reading this memoir of growing up in the 40s and 50s in Jasper and rural Dubois County, Indiana, I found myself reminded over and over again of my own childhood in northern Indiana, and the cousins, aunts, and uncles we'd often visit in Ohio...
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King Corn (2007) is documentary that starts with two recent college graduates from Boston finding out (through hair testing) that their body mainly consists of corn. This discovery leads them to relocate to Iowa and convince a farmer to let them grow one acre of corn all by themselves in hopes of finding...