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March 19, 2018 – 8:31 pm | 4 Comments

In Kelley Armstrong’s This Fallen Prey, third in the Casey Duncan series (after A Darkness Absolute), the detective and the off-the-grid town of Rockton remain as fascinating as ever.
Rockton, situated in the Canadian Yukon, is …

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AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 — San Francisco Recap

January 20, 2009 – 11:32 pm | 6 Comments

Tuesday was the season’s first one-hour show and it went by too fast. No real superstars tonight and no real freaks, either. Dang.
A quick rundown:

First up was Tatiana Del Toro from Puerto Rico, who thought …

Oprah for Obama — "America's Song" – Download It Here!

January 20, 2009 – 5:27 pm | No Comment

Have you all heard the song Oprah commissioned for the Obama inauguration? She premiered it on her show Monday, Jan. 19, and allowed free downloads from her website for only one day. If you missed …


January 18, 2009 – 11:10 pm | 3 Comments
Obama Inauguration

I grew up in the D.C. area. Every time I went into the city as a kid, I couldn’t understand why tourists would freak out when they saw the Washington Monument or the Lincoln Memorial. …

Your Obsessions This Week–Open Discussion

January 16, 2009 – 10:19 pm | 3 Comments

I’m trying something new today. I’ve written about what captured my attention these last few days so I was wondering: What bits of entertainment did you enjoy this week? Did you see/hear/read anything awesome/dreadful you …

Conversation with Cast and Director of DEFIANCE

January 15, 2009 – 2:03 am | 5 Comments

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Behind the Scenes Preview of the Golden Globes

January 10, 2009 – 11:37 pm | 4 Comments

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 …

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