Archive for June 2013

15 Gay-Themed Movies That Everyone Should See

15 Gay-Themed Movies That Everyone Should See
What a week it’s been!  Chicago’s Pride Parade is all set for Sunday, and if that wasn’t enough cause for people to celebrate, the Supreme Court gifted two key rulings yesterday that struck down DOMA and Prop 8.  Now, I’m no politician, and I’ll leave the political discussions to other bloggers.  But I do know... Read more »

The Second Most Impressive Thing That Happened on TV Last Night

The Second Most Impressive Thing That Happened on TV Last Night
Senator Wendy Davis of Texas filibustered her heart out for women’s rights last night, and that was fantastic, but this also happened — a one-take dance through the So You Think You Can Dance studio choreographed by Tabitha and Napoleon D’umo to “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” Amazing, amazing stuff. Enjoy. Ha. The embedding code for this video... Read more »

8 Things That Happened Yesterday That Were Better Than the Blackhawks Winning the Stanley Cup

8 Things That Happened Yesterday That Were Better Than the Blackhawks Winning the Stanley Cup
Yeah, I got nothing.  That was an incredible game, and an amazing way to win.  Blackhawks rule, and Chicago has the Cup again.  #Dynasty
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10 TV Shows to Catch Up On This Summer

10 TV Shows to Catch Up On This Summer
Now that Game of Thrones and Mad Men have ended, we’ve entered a black hole of television where there’s nothing of importance* on until Breaking Bad** comes back in August***. So this is the perfect time to catch up on those TV shows you’ve always been meaning to watch, but just haven’t gotten to yet.... Read more »

Mad Men Season Finale Recap, "In Care Of"

Mad Men Season Finale Recap, "In Care Of"
The Mad Men season finale episodes are often used to mark big changes for Don Draper, whether personally or professionally. Last year we ended the season with Don about to start cheating on Megan after a season of being a pretty decent husband, all told. The year before that, Don got engaged. And the year... Read more »

Food Friday - Super Smoothies

Food Friday - Super Smoothies
I don’t know if Food Friday is going to be a regular Friday thing here, or just a THIS Friday thing, but whatever. I made a delicious smoothie today and I want to remember the ingredients, so I’m blogging them 🙂 I often make the kids smoothies because sometimes it’s hard to gauge just how... Read more »
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'World War' Z-view: More Like World War Zzz

'World War' Z-view: More Like World War Zzz
WORLD WAR Z Genre: Action Thriller Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 115 mins. Premise: When a zombie outbreak reaches global catastrophe, United Nations worker Gerry (Brad Pitt) travels the world trying to find a cure while evading zombie attacks. Behind-the-Scenes: This was a very troubled production, with Marc Forster (Finding Neverland) never having directed an epic, effects-filled movie of... Read more »

RIP, James Gandolfini

RIP, James Gandolfini
I should’ve probably put together a gallery of videos or pictures celebrating the life of actor James Gandolfini, who died of a heart attack yesterday at age 51, but I feel ill-equipped to do so. It has been a while since I’ve watched The Sopranos, and no Tony Soprano moments are sticking out for me... Read more »

Cooking With Goop -- Vegan and Gluten-Free Almond Butter Cookies

Cooking With Goop -- Vegan and Gluten-Free Almond Butter Cookies
Hi-ho, there! I’ll admit it. I’ve gotten away from my Goop cooking. Many of her recipes are too fussy for weekday afternoons, at least for this lazy housewife. (How’d you like to watch that Bravo show? It’d just be a bunch of doughy ladies in pajama pants, playing Sims and drinking white zinfandel out of... Read more »
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The 16 Best Zombies of All Time

The 16 Best Zombies of All Time
“They’re Coming to Get You, Barbara . . . .”  Zombies are as popular now as they’ve ever been.  From TV’s The Walking Dead, which concluded its third season earlier this year, to February’s surprise hit Warm Bodies to the release of Brad Pitt’s latest blockbuster-wannabe World War Z on Friday, it seems you can’t go... Read more »