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Celebrating Reed Farrel Coleman & INNOCENT MONSTER

September 30, 2010 – 12:36 am | 8 Comments
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Since Reed Farrel Coleman’s latest Moe Prager mystery, Innocent Monster, is coming out next week from Tyrus Books, I was asked to create a slideshow to help celebrate the launch. For those of you who aren’t …

Nerd Chat with Hilary Davidson + Giveaway of THE DAMAGE DONE

September 27, 2010 – 12:57 am | 12 Comments
DD at B&N

Hilary Davidson‘s debut mystery novel, The Damage Done, doesn’t drop until tomorrow, September 28, but she’s already a star. Ken Bruen says in a Mulhollandbooks.com post that she’s among “a whole batch of gung ho …

PCNotes & Mini-Reviews

September 24, 2010 – 1:38 am | 2 Comments
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I’m sad to hear about Eddie Fisher’s passing last night at the age of 82. I follow Carrie Fisher on Twitter and just last week, she said he was on the mend after surgery for …

Capsule Reviews: GLEE Premiere, RAISING HOPE, RUNNING WILDE & CHASE

September 22, 2010 – 1:05 am | 14 Comments
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Though my butt is once again numb from too much couch time Tuesday night, I can’t say it was all time well spent. I enjoyed the Glee premiere but so far none of the new …

Capsule Reviews of Monday Night TV

September 21, 2010 – 5:16 am | 10 Comments
TheEvent cast

Whoa, the fall TV season slammed into our living rooms so hard last night, my DVR almost exploded. Didn’t get to watch everything I recorded but managed to get through the season premieres of House …

TV Pilot Review: LONE STAR

September 17, 2010 – 12:48 am | 7 Comments
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FOX’s new drama, Lone Star (premiering Monday, September 20), is set in the world of Texas oil with a two-timing con man at its center. If you’re thinking, Isn’t that called Dallas and was done …

THE TOURIST Trailer

September 15, 2010 – 9:24 pm | 7 Comments
The Tourist

The Tourist is one of the movies I’m most looking forward to this year. It stars Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie and was shot in Venice, Italy. It could be about accountants and I’d watch …

Book Review: I’D KNOW YOU ANYWHERE by Laura Lippman

September 14, 2010 – 10:37 pm | 6 Comments
i'd know you anywhere

I’m conflicted in writing this review because Laura Lippman is a very skilled writer, someone who can string ordinary words together to create a breathtaking sentence. But her latest novel, I’d Know You Anywhere, frustrated …

Quick GLEE Notes

September 14, 2010 – 8:57 pm | 9 Comments
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Glee returns next week but in the meantime, a couple of fun tidbits have emerged. You may have heard, as this article on E!’s website says, Tina’s hooking up with “Other Asian” Mike Chang this …

TV Review: NIKITA

September 12, 2010 – 2:34 am | 4 Comments
UPFRONT 2010

For months now, giant billboards of Maggie Q in slinky outfits have been decorating the streets of L.A., trumpeting the arrival of a not-quite-new badass. When the latest reboot of La Femme Nikita finally premiered Thursday …

STAND UP TO CANCER Tonight

September 10, 2010 – 12:13 am | 6 Comments
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I don’t think any of us can say we’ve never known anyone who’s been affected by cancer in some way. I’ve lost family members and friends to the disease, one friend a year ago this …

First Photos of Rooney Mara as Lisbeth Salander

September 7, 2010 – 11:27 pm | 6 Comments
rooney mara as lisbeth filming

RooneyMara.net has posted the first photos of Rooney Mara in training for David Fincher’s adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The pictures aren’t great quality but they’re clear enough to see …

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