The deeper business of being beautiful inside.

Blue and I saw 12 Years a Slave as soon as it was released in Atlanta. The film was stunning. We dined afterward and talked for hours about the the movie and the myriad topics it inspired: slavery, racism, privilege, wealth, the power of story, literacy, critical literacy and public schooling. We discussed the stories that get told or lost. We noted, with a healthy dose of cynicism, who “history” deems worthy of remembrance. ...more

Meatless Monday No. 13 - Post-Oscars Cop-out

Between the broadcast of the 2014 Academy Awards and brand new episodes of two of our favourite shows (The Walking Dead followed by Talking Dead), Peter and I were certainly spoiled for choice in terms of TV-viewing last night. ...more

Oscars 2014: The 9 Movies Nominated For Best Picture (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tonight at 8:30 p.m. E.T. will air the 86th Academy Awards on ABC and, as usual, millions viewers will be watching anxiously for the big winners to be revealed. Each year, Oscar night is one of the most anticipated television event as many winning predictions are seen on magazines and newspapers....more

And the Oscar Goes To...

AND THE OSCAR GOES TO...  On the eve of another Oscar award ceremony, whereby Hollywood kisses each other's asses and pretends to be all humble when we all know they secretly hate each other,  I have compiled a list of my own making, which I believe is more appropriate. So put on your fancy clothes, hire a limo, pour some bubbly, smile for the paparazzo, and prepare an acceptance speech (and for ...more

Celebrities Walk Cadillac’s “Green” Carpet at Pre-Oscar Gala

The all-new Cadillac ELR electric luxury coupe made its Hollywood close-up this week, as part of the annual Global Green USA Pre Oscar® Party....more

Oscar-Worthy Cranberry Brie Bruschetta

Whoa, Mama this recipe turned out amazing!  It's relatively quick yet is an elegant presentation for your Oscar soiree....more


Lupita : The New Fresh Girl of 2014Lupita Nyong’o is campaigning hard. She and all the cast of 12 Years a Slave are hunting the Oscar....more

Movie Review: Argo (2012)

Written by: Chris TerrioDirected by: Ben AffleckRated: RRunning Time: 120 minCast:Ben Affleck as Tony MendezBryan Cranston as Jack O'DonnellJohn Goodman as John ChambersAlan Arkin as Lester SiegelVictor Garber as Ken TaylorClea Duvall as Cora LijekTate Donovan as Bob AndersKyle Chandler as Hamilton Jordan...more

The Best Kind of Work

{photo by Michelle Koechle} ...more