People Say We Monkey Around

I watched a lot of TV when I was growing up. Back when sitcoms ruled the day. I remember doing plenty of other things, too: reading, playing outside, playing dress-up, playing with dolls, doing more reading, listening to Casey Kasem’s Top 40. But somehow there was still plenty of time for sitting in front of […]

Steve Martin, Museum Curator

He’s a comedian, actor, producer, and musician. And now he can add museum curator to the list. Steve Martin was in town last month to talk about the exhibit he helped curate at the Museum of Fine Arts. Martin is also an avid art collector, and he enjoys the work of Canadian painter Lawren Harris. […]

Long Island Medium

Four or five years ago, I was visiting a friend and she introduced me to the reality TV show Long Island Medium. We watched episode after episode, transfixed. The “Long Island Medium” is a woman named Theresa Caputo, who lives on Long Island with her family. I’ve gone to a few psychics over the years […]

She Has Moxie

I live near an awesome movie theater. It’s so awesome that living legends such as Meryl Streep have paid it a visit to accept its annual award. None other than Jane Fonda was this year’s award recipient. My friend and I were in attendance a couple of weeks ago when she introduced a screening of […]

Patton

I watched the movie Patton the other night ( #89 on the AFI’s top 100 movie list). War movies are not my thing, but I have enjoyed the ones I’ve watched from the top 100 movie list. They’ve all featured stellar acting, direction, cinematography…and how can one not be amazed at the re-creation of huge […]