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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Tweet People say that every boxing movie has the same plot and maybe that’s true (except for Million Dollar Baby, because the hero normally doesn’t get killed by adrenaline injection), but it doesn’t mean a movie can’t excel within that range. I was blown away by the Southpaw premiere last night, as was everyone around […]

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Tweet Photographer Mary Ellen Mark died in Manhattan on Monday at age 75. She had myelodysplastic syndrome, a disease that affects bone marrow and blood. Mark did everything from documentary photography to fashion photography and ad campaigns, but her best-known project was about homeless teens in Seattle.  It began as a 1983 LIFE magazine photo […]

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Monday, May 4, 2015

Tweet I’m happy to see Chinese actress Gong Li looking stunning as always at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute gala tonight. View image | gettyimages.com She is one of the co-chairs of the event, which marks the opening of the spring fashion exhibit, called “China: Through the Looking Glass.” I love that she […]

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tweet I usually feature my newest design as the Jewel of the Month, but for March, I was inspired to take another look at an old favorite. After struggling home through snow and sleet this evening, I was happy to throw myself into FitzRoy the cat’s favorite chair and watch a Buffy the Vampire Slayer […]

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Tweet Congrats to my girl Skylar Grey for hitting #1 on iTunes earlier today with her song “I Know You” from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack. You can also watch it on Vevo.  Between this song and Beyonce’s sex-ay remake of “Crazy in Love,” I’m very interested in this soundtrack! Don’t ask me about […]

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Tweet MrB and I watched the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line this weekend. FitzRoy the cat heard the song “Get Rhythm” for the first time and he loved it! First he ran around the living room, then he listened intently, then he ran around some more. I recorded it for FitzRoy’s Instagram account, of […]

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Tweet MrB and I went to a screening of the new movie adaptation of Annie last night. Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) makes an adorable Annie and Jamie Foxx plays Will Stacks, the updated version of Daddy Warbucks. I enjoyed watching a little boy next to me literally sitting on the edge of […]

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Tweet Tonight, the Committee to Protect Journalists presents its International Press Freedom Awards. The annual black-tie dinner, held at the Waldorf-Astoria, honors journalists from around the world who risk their lives to report from war zones and in defiance of brutal regimes. It also raises money for CPJ’s important activities, which include denouncing anti-press violations, […]

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Tweet It was 20 years ago today that Pulp Fiction was given a wide release. Time flies when you’re a bad motherfucker! The movie was the first independent film to gross more than $200 million. When it came out, critic Roger Ebert gave it four stars and called the screenplay (which won an Oscar) “so […]

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Friday, October 3, 2014

Tweet October’s Jewel of the Month are the Halloween-appropriate hockey mask and chainsaw stud earrings, available in silver … … and gold-plated silver. Because I’m all about the single-earring look, you can also buy just a chainsaw (or two) stud or just a mask. I’ve also got the mask available as a ring. Although the […]

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