Hiking the Brooklyn Bridge! Yes, here’s the spectacular 180 degree view of Manhattan to the left and Brooklyn to the right – with the East River in between – from atop the Brooklyn Bridge! What, you didn’t know that you… Read More ›
JK Rowling “Strikes” As Robert Galbraith! Wednesday’s Bookmobile Has “Undercover” Thriller Series From “Harry Potter” Writer!
Meet Robert Galbraith! Wait, isn’t that Jk Rolling? Well, it is – and it’s Robert Galbraith as well! It’s rare for a best-selling Author to release books under a pseudonym, but when you are “Harry Potter” Author JK Rowling, one… Read More ›
Paris Sacre Coeur Protest! My “Hitch Hiking” Adventure Has Riot Police + The Best Hitchcock Film He Never Made!
Welcome To Paris! I was in Paris in May, and was excited to see the classic beauty of the city on display. I was also happy to see that renovation on Notre Dame was already underway, with aggressive goals to… Read More ›
“Mistakes Were Made!” Cult Actress Fiona Lewis Drives Wednesday’s Bookmobile From The Swinging 60’s To A Chateau In France!
Celebrating Cult Movie Star Fiona Lewis! Here’s how watching a movie leads me to a great new book! I came across Actress Fiona Lewis when I watched the classic 70’s Vincent Price film “Dr. Phibes Rises Again!” Curious about her,… Read More ›
His Name Is Bond…James Bond! These words are one of the most iconic phrases in motion picture history: “My name is Bond. James Bond.” And the films are a phenomenal achievement in longevity as well: in fact, Daniel Craig is… Read More ›
“The Commitments”! Terrific Movie Musical Is My “Cult Movie Monday!” Glen Hansard’s Rise To Oscar Gold!
Talk About A Great Trio: “THE COMMITMENTS”, “ONCE”, AND OSCAR! This “Cult Movie Monday” celebrates a GREAT film that launched the career of singer/songwriter Glen Hansard, who returned after years to movie screens and snagged an Oscar! It’s a great… Read More ›
You Are Invited To Downton Abbey! Full disclosure: I consider “Downton Abbey” to be one of the best TV series of all time, right up there with “Mad Men”, “Game Of Thrones” and “The Office.” You can image how excited… Read More ›
“Rocketman” Is Here! New Film Celebrates Elton John’s 70’s Musical Madness! Brilliant Creativity! Outrageous Outfits!
“Rocketman”! How Reg Dwight Became Elton John! I have posted stories about the best-selling Artist of the 70’s before – yes, Elton John! Now, a movie tells the story of how Reg Dwight became a “Rocketman”, and I can’t wait… Read More ›
Welcome To Cannes France! You might have heard the name before, but now it’s time to pound the pavement in one of the most gorgeous areas of the world! Cannes is located on The French Riviera, and this sleepy resort… Read More ›
Looking For The Ultimate Escape? For one determined young woman, that “ultimate escape” involved a year on a deserted island! For this “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile”, I want to focus on Author Lucy Irvine’s incredible life and the books she wrote… Read More ›