Can’t-Miss Podcast: Bear Brook

  photo via the Bear Brook website   Bear Brook, a podcast from New Hampshire Public Radio, is my latest obsession!   I don’t even know how I heard of it, but damn, I’m glad I did! Consider this your *nudge* to check it out. I listened to almost every episode while working late[…]

Broadway Musicals To Spice Up The Great (Stale) White Way!

  What percentage of Broadway these days is original content? Take away the musical (or staged play) versions of popular movies and you’ve got what left.   Hamilton. Basically, only Hamilton.   Look, we can’t all be the next Hamilton. But that doesn’t mean we can’t be creative!! I’m sure, if we tried thinking OUTSIDE the[…]

The “Name Shame” Game

  One of my biggest pet peeves — and one of yours, too, probably — is when people make fun of other peoples’ names. Consider this blog post the antithesis of all the blog posts like this one out there that, I guess, just want to rain on parents’ parades for naming[…]

Making A Breakup

  You know how people talk about “food & wine pairings”?? Well, I think I’ve accidentally hit on an excellent “Netflix & Internet time waster” pairing.   Netflix’s Making A Murderer, and The Cut’s “Both Sides of a Breakup” series.   After being beyond busy for months, I’ve finally found time to sit down and watch[…]

My Favorite True Crime Documentaries

  True Crime Documentaries are all the rage! I don’t need to tell you that the genre has become increasingly popular, but not all true crime documentaries are created equal. I’ve watched COUNTLESS documentaries (all for you!) and I’ve determined that the best true crime documentaries are those that keep feeding you a[…]

Currently… in November 2018

  FEELING:  Incredulous that it’s almost the end of the year. I mean, it’s NOVEMBER! 2019 is right around the corner! Is it just me, or do the years go by faster now than they ever did before? Work has been SO BUSY the past two months! . WATCHING: I feel like I always find a[…]