Hidden Gems of 2018

by Craig B. The Oscars have come and gone and left me in a reflective mood. Every year, I see movies that I think should get more attention than they receive from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Sometimes, I’m downright baffled by their choices. Unfortunately, I’ve never been invited to join their […]

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Awards Round-up: January 2017

by KP Welcome to the January Awards Round-up! Each month we gather together the book, movie, television and music winners for that month. A new year marks a new award season, and January offered a robust number of ceremonies honoring titles in the entertainment and publishing world. Some of the month’s biggest winners included:            […]

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I come from a big family, and recently one of my sisters found some old family photos. She posted them on Facebook so that everyone could see our bad hairstyles and funny poses. One of my favorite books about families is the hilarious Born under a Lucky Moon by Dana Precious. It’s about an L.A. woman recounting the […]

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