Entertainment

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14 hours ago

An Interesting Black Spring in the Arts

Black people have always been writing and singing, but few companies were producing Black Art. To garner the substantial funds to produce for storefront theater, much less Chicago Lyric Opera or Broadway, requires a guarantee of success…

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4 weeks ago

The Mysterious Power of Comfort Songs

When I was in my early 20s, I rented a room in a sprawling mansion-turned-rooming-house that was in a beautiful part of Vancouver, Canada. Lots of tall, old trees lined the sidewalks. The area had a luxuriant park-like atmosphere…

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1 month ago

The Morning Show: How Do You Feel About This Thought-Provoking Drama?

I recently binged The Morning Show on Apple+, and I’m still processing how I feel about the characters and the storyline. Don’t get me wrong – I absolutely recommend it. There’s just so much to unpack…

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2 months ago

How Marvelous Is Mrs. Maisel? Let Me Count the Ways

I am currently savouring season 4 of the wonder that is The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and if you’re not on the couch with me, loving every beautifully curated moment, here are 3 of the biggest reasons why you should begin back in season 1 with…

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3 months ago

3 Bingeworthy Hospital Dramas You Have to (Re)Watch

Who else cannot bypass a medical soap opera? Anyone? Anyone? I’ve been obsessed with this genre since ER debuted September 19, 1994. In case you may also have healthcare-TVitis and not know it yet, here are my top three gurney forward…

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4 months ago

Only Murders in the Building Is a Must Watch

Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez are not just gimmick casting in a trendy premise of murder podcast lovers solving a murder… while recording their own murder podcast. I don’t listen to podcasts, let alone murdery ones, but I loved…

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5 months ago

Paying Homage to the First Known Writer, Enheduanna of Akkad

Once again, I ended the year by putting thoughts on paper, considering that the many books and articles I have read provided excellent storytelling, gave helpful information on health and wellness, or simply supplied poetic verses that pleased my soul…

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5 months ago

My Favourite Books Of 2022

As a writer, I am a constant reader… even though all my posts so far have been TV and female icon forward. To balance that, here are three books that will transport and delight you – as all the best ones do. In a slow reading year – only two books a week…

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5 months ago

Getting It Wrong: A Brush with an Unknown Movie Star

“Everyone makes mistakes – and so do I,” sang the wonderful Big Bird in Sesame Street all those years ago. I still remember the tune of that song. And the message is great. I was brought up to feel I shouldn’t make mistakes, I shouldn’t get things wrong…

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6 months ago

Life Lessons a La Sandra Bullock

I have loved 57-year-old Sandy Bullock for more years than I can remember. When I was online dating, my profile used different character names of hers and I wrote about my choices in my previous blog, calling her my “alternate universe best friend…

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