Month: April 2012

Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Mariusz Kwiecien Have New Albums – I just got Mariusz Kwiecien’s new album, Slavic Heroes (because he’s my slavic hero). Read More

Why fiction is good for you From the Is fiction good for us? We spend huge chunks of our lives immersed in novels, films, TV shows, and other forms of fiction. Some see this as a positive thing, arguing that made-up stories cultivate our mental and moral development. But others have argued that fiction Read More

I was initially drawn to the vintage cover art, but I find the author even more interesting: Ethel Dell’s married name is recorded as Ethel Mary Savage. She was born in Streatham, a suburb of London. Her father was a clerk in the City of London and she had an older sister and brother. Her Read More

Polished, Ethereal, 2010 Gem series Vintage romance novels, gel medium, acrylic spray, ribbons, vintage jewelry, text, steel hangers and brackets  12in. x 12in. x 8in. Read More

Ellen Reads ‘50 Shades of Grey’ (by TheEllenShow) (Source: Read More

It’s been an unseasonably warm winter and spring, so it just feels like it’s time for a new season of So You Think You Can Dance. Just checked: May 24th! Gravity – Contemporary (by itsalanna17) (Source: Read More

Roger Livesey and Wendy Hiller in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s I Know Where I’m Going (1940). This is such a gem of a film! But don’t take my word for it: “I reached the point of thinking there were no more masterpieces to discover, until I saw I Know Where I’m Going!” – Martin Read More

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