…Jump-Start

Happy Monday and welcome to a brand new week! If you’re just not feeling it this morning then anyone who was rooting for the Falcons last night is right there with you. Thankfully, in addition to Atlanta’s defeat, last night’s game  brought with it the perfect motivation to get you through the toughest Monday. No, I’m…

…Check In

It’s official, “American Horror Story,” is getting fifth season, and they’ve even got a title — “American Horror Story: Hotel.” I know, the title is a little boring, but the idea is intriguing. I’m assuming this particular “hotel,” will be closer to the Tower of Terror/Norman Bates variety, as opposed to the Four Seasons. Although,…

…Count Your Sins

When Frank Miller’s “Sin City” came out in 2005, it was generally well received. The film, co-directed by Miller and Robert Rodriguez, was groundbreaking, and introduced a mainstream audience to its gritty film noir style. Sadly, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” falls a long ways short of its predecessor. The film uses the…

…get happy

I’ve had an “old soul” day.  Which for me means I got up early to run, enjoyed a cup of coffee and then spent the rest of my day listening to some Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, you know Rat Pack era stuff (I blame the Michael Buble performances on SNL). And now it’s…

…go gaga

Today I thought I’d rant about something very near and dear to my heart, the bizarre concept of celebrity. And what better way to discuss this phenomenon than by sharing my inability to understand everyone’s fascination with Lady Gaga. I will admit that she is clearly very talented.  I’m not a huge fan of the…