Archives: boys will be boys

The Kings of Summer: Out here, it’s our time

Films like Stand by Me set a really high bar for coming-of-age movies featuring boys spending time traipsing through the woods. The Kings of Summer clears that bar just about half of the time!

The boys of summer

Some of the best stories from Richmond during the Civil War are the ones about children getting into trouble. The boyhood impulse toward deviant behavior is truly a cross-generational phenomenon.