One of the things I love about my corner coffee shop, aptly named The Coffee Pot, is that on Sundays I can enjoy my cup o’ joe and find sections of the Times scattered haphazardly about the shop. When I sat down on Sunday, the Style section’s front-page article, “Here I Am Taking My Own [...]
Archive for February, 2006
A few weeks ago I posted my thoughts on spelling and its importance. According to a recent My Space bulletin, I’m way off. P.S. I would like to add that I found a spelling mistake in the bulletin (one word has an extra letter). If you can find it, too, I’ll give you a cookie. [...]
For one reason or another, there are a handful of recent-ish films with strong critical and commercial fanbases that I end up disliking; these films include Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind; Being John Malkovich; Reservoir Dogs; Fight Club; The Hours; Secretary; Closer; My Big Fat Greek Wedding. At one point or another, I’ve considered [...]
Mary’s recent post reminded me of the phenomenon of spotting celebrities in New York. I’m normally not the starstruck type, but here are my stories, just for kicks: On Valentine’s Day this week, we saw a glam Claire Danes running west on 49th Street with a young man, who I didn’t get a good look [...]
Calling all “Lost” fans. I told you about “Broke Back to the Future” the other day…I now present you with “Brokeback Island.” P.S. I have substituted my usual lyrical post title for Shakespeare because, damn, it just fits so well. Love! Valour! Beasts!