I’m Paying You To Prepare My Meal

I’m Paying You To Prepare My Meal

For the last several years, there’s been a trend against tossing salad ingredients in a bowl. Instead of a correctly-prepared salad, I am presented with a gated community — a lawn of lettuce topped with segregated communities of tomatoes here, cucumbers...
Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

A wonderful profile of the late Harry Anderson, by David Hill: One of Anderson’s signature pieces was a trick called the Needle Through the Arm. It was a simple feat; he stuck a long hat pin through his arm. But like most of Anderson’s act, he drew out the trick into...
I’m Just Asking

I’m Just Asking

From the Washington Post: Lance Armstrong will pay $5 million to the federal government to settle a fraud lawsuit that contended he owed $100 million to taxpayers for doping while competing for a cycling team sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service…. The government...
Movie Review: “I Feel Pretty”

Movie Review: “I Feel Pretty”

To say Renee Bennett has low self-esteem is to say that the Pacific Ocean is kinda wet. Renee, Amy Schumer’s character in “I Feel Pretty,” has serious body-image issues — until she falls off a bike at a Soul Cycle class, hits her head, and...
Movie Review: “Lean On Pete”

Movie Review: “Lean On Pete”

“Lean On Pete” is the story of 15-year-old Charley, played by Charlie Plummer, fresh off his performance as the kidnapped Getty heir in “All The Money In The World.” Charley comes from a poor family, with a dad who doesn’t seem to care...