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 ›
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Welcome To “Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch!” Yes, it’s the real name of a town in Wales, and thanks to British weatherman Liam Dutton, we now know how to pronounce it! Yes, Dutton was giving a weather forecast for all of England and he… Read More ›
Does The Michelin Guide Have A Female Chef Problem? Only FIVE Female 3-Star Michelin Chefs In The World!
Michelin’s Lack Of Stars For Female Chefs… First, bravo to Chef Dominique Crenn for receiving her third Michelin Star last fall, for her incredible cooking at her restaurant Atelier Crenn in San Francisco…more on that in a moment. While my… Read More ›
70’s Icon Eve Babitz Is Once Again Hollywood’s “IT” Girl! New Biography And All Of Her Books Are Out!
Eve Babitz – Hollywood’s “IT” Girl Is Back! She was one of Hollywood’s most famous “IT” girls of the 60’s and 70’s – a terrific Writer and Artist who famously posed for the photo below in 1963, at the age… Read More ›
“Don’t You Ever Worry When You See What’s Going Down?” These lyrics were part of a powerful protest song from 1972 – lyrics that resonate loudly today…and they were from an unlikely source: the pop/rock band Chicago! Listening to “Dialogue… Read More ›
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone From Del Griffith! “Six bucks and my right nut says we’re not landing in Chicago.” Yes, it’s the greatest Thanksgiving film of all time! How to begin? Oh, how about this way: “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” This… Read More ›
Brilliant “Carrie!” #31DaysOfHalloween! Brian DePalma’s Horror Classic With A “Star Wars” Connection!
Time For A Halloween Horror Classic! Finishing up #31daysofhalloween on a cinematic high note, with the second greatest horror film ever made. More than a great horror film, “Carrie” is a beautifully made movie, which began as a Stephen King… Read More ›