It’s a winning kind of movie with a mousetrap plot and some clever twists and turns along the way, and a cast that that makes it look easy.
Sunday at 3 p.m., an all-classical program of Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. Silas Huff conducts, Andrew Janss is the soloist in a Haydn ‘cello concerto.
The New York Times’ Maira Kalman’s illustrated trip down to the inauguration is a thing of beauty.
What’s wrong with this? Well, lack of numbers for one.
With Kathleen Harris having fouled out, the mantle goes to Michelle Bachmann of Minnesota. Today she’s heard grilling Tim Geithner and Ben Bernanke on the new bailout plans. Let’s listen in…
And they said it couldn’t be done. Brandy is a shepherd mix we got from the pound back in 2001 when she was about a year-and-a-half old. So in dog years, she’s pushing 70. One of the au pairs we had when the kids were little trained her to know that, when we gave her a Milk Bone, she should eat it down on the landing by the back door. …
I’m a pretty solid cook, if I do say so myself. But this one flummoxed me. Any ideas?
A slightly amusing recall notice.
A new site this month, The Vintage Web features links and commentary on frozen-in-time web sites, celebrating their special 1997ishness.
A few weeks ago, I got a note from a visitor I hadn’t known, but whose grandparents lived in my house when she was a child in the 1950s. She was gracious enough to send along a few photos, and I hope she doesn’t mind if I share a few of the more generic ones here.
Last night, through the generosity of one of LF’s co-workers, we scored two tickets for the semifinals of the Big East tournament.
This is must-see TV. The irony of course is that this most-penetrating analysis comes from a “comedy” channel. “Comedy” in quotes because even though you laugh, deep down it’s not funny at all.
I love record stores. But I suppose the simple fact that I use the phrase “record store” dates me as a child of the pre-digital age. Maybe I should say, I love music stores. But then that’s a little confusing instead, because a music store is something more like Patelson‘s. But little by little in the age of the CD, record stores have become less relevant. While I’ve got several …