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July 16, 2014 – 7:55 pm | 4 Comments

This review originally appeared in Shelf Awareness for Readers and is reprinted here with permission.
British novelist Jojo Moyes (Me Before You) examines the different shapes of families and the widening gap between rich people and those who …

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Conversation with Cast and Director of DEFIANCE

January 15, 2009 – 2:03 am | 5 Comments
Conversation with Cast and Director of DEFIANCE

I saw Defiance (opening wide January 16) about two months ago and attended a Q & A with stars Daniel Craig (hottie alert—I could see his intense blue eyes from twenty rows back), Liev Schreiber, …

Recap of AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 – Kansas City, MO Auditions

January 15, 2009 – 1:28 am | 8 Comments

Tonight’s auditions were boring. Some of the people who got golden tickets were mediocre talents without much personality and there weren’t many crazy, self-deluded singers, whom I love watching. The boys rebounded and were stronger …

Recap of AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 Premiere

January 13, 2009 – 10:44 pm | 7 Comments
Recap of AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 Premiere

A.I. returned Tuesday night and was basically the same old song, which is a good thing. I’ll admit—I abhor reality TV but love my A.I. I liked the new judge, Kara DioGuardi—she was honest without …

They Said What?! Stars’ Quotes Not Televised During 2009 Golden Globes Ceremony

January 12, 2009 – 2:05 pm | 6 Comments
They Said What?! Stars’ Quotes Not Televised During 2009 Golden Globes Ceremony

These tidbits were heard during press, on the red carpet and at after-parties.

“Beer, but I think someone put a little bit of crack in it.” — Ricky Gervais explaining what was in the glass he …

2009 Golden Globes Fashion Round-Up

January 12, 2009 – 7:51 am | 10 Comments
2009 Golden Globes Fashion Round-Up

OK, more “Nerdies” to hand out, this time for fashion.
Best Dressed (Female): Three-way tie for me between House‘s Olivia Wilde, lovely in a lavender gown that looked like cotton candy…Drew Barrymore, whose dress looked as …

My Own Awards and Reactions to 2009 Golden Globes

January 12, 2009 – 5:19 am | 3 Comments
My Own Awards and Reactions to 2009 Golden Globes

Overall, I enjoyed the show. Some deserving people won (click here for list of winners) and there were some entertaining moments so I thought I’d hand out the first annual “Nerdies,” my own awards for …

2009 Golden Globes Winners

January 12, 2009 – 2:17 am | 3 Comments
2009 Golden Globes Winners

Let’s get the official winners out of the way and then I’ll give out my own awards for the best and worst of the evening (click here for my reactions). My Globes mole took this photo.

FILM
BEST DRAMA: …

Behind the Scenes Preview of the Golden Globes

January 10, 2009 – 11:37 pm | 4 Comments
Behind the Scenes Preview of the Golden Globes

The People’s Choice and Critics’ Choice Awards aired this past week but did anyone care? The first real kickoff for the awards season is Sunday night’s Golden Globes, airing from 8 p.m. to whenever on NBC. I’m …

SCRUBS and Other Returning TV Shows

January 7, 2009 – 2:01 pm | 3 Comments
SCRUBS and Other Returning TV Shows

Anyone watch Scrubs last night? I thought the two episodes were pretty good. I loved this show’s first two seasons but it became really uneven over the years, to the point where I almost stopped …

Sneak Peeks at 2009's Most Anticipated Movies

January 6, 2009 – 12:52 am | 11 Comments
Sneak Peeks at 2009's Most Anticipated Movies

Happy New Year! Hope you all enjoyed the holidays and had a chance to see some movies. Now that the new year has begun, there’s a whole new slew of films to look forward to. …

My Oscar Picks

December 18, 2008 – 3:46 pm | 9 Comments
My Oscar Picks

Though nominations haven’t even been announced, I think the following actors are going to win Oscars come February 22, 2009. This is not based on counting how many nominations/wins they’ve racked up from other organizations; …

Scores and Snores

December 12, 2008 – 5:57 pm | One Comment

Sometimes, I’ll read a bit of entertainment news and think, “Say what?!!” but a friend will say, “That’s awesome!” Below is a sampling of items I read recently and I want your feedback on them. …

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