Michael Procopio

I am a food writer and blogger living in San Francisco. I favor gin martinis and... read more

Leave a Comment Now to Donate a Book to a Child in Need (Really!)

BlogHer and BookRenter, a company that rents textbooks to college students, have joined forces because we know that books makes a difference. Help us meet our goal of 1,000 books donated -- we're not there yet! ...more
Such a wonderful program. My boyfriend and I always donate to this wonderful program. Morgan ...more

Glee-ful About Special Needs on TV

I have new faith in pop culture as a vector of enlightenment now that the TV show Glee has given us Wheels, a thoroughly contemporary After School Special about people with disabilities....more

Yeah I have also noticed it in all the glee series that it creates a culture like a tv wheels. ...more

The Most Wonderful Day of the Year

Ever since I became Leo's mom and Leo became Leo, there is one special day I look forward to, every year. It's not Christmas, as the winter holiday season trumps even summer on my family's trepidation scale. And it's not the first day of school, despite how gleefully I usher my children into their teachers' care.No, it's the day of Leo's annual birthday party. Because on that day, every year, my son gets to be his own exuberant self, unreservedly....more

at home who'd probably give away at least 100 Pokemon cards for that cake. He's a HUGE Totoro ...more