Picture Books for Adults

Being an adult is hard. In fact, it's so hard that millennials have decided that "adulting" is actually a verb. It's not something you are, it's just something you have to do: like brush your teeth and pay your taxes. As you may already know, "childing" is not a thing, because childhood is paradise. We […]

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And the Winner Is…Women!

The 69th Annual "Prime-Time" Emmy Awards were presented this past weekend. The title of the show may have lost a bit of its relevance over the years, as more viewers continue to stream shows "on demand," but the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has definitely increased its efforts to recognize directors, writers, and performers […]

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Sam Shepard: In Memoriam

The great playwright, actor, and author Sam Shepard passed away this past week from complications of Lou Gehrig's disease. Over the years, he wrote 55 plays and acted in more than 50 films. Shepard was also an accomplished screenwriter. His work was critically acclaimed and honored by numerous awards as well. The poet and musician […]

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Favorite Fictional Families

They say you can pick your friends, but you can't pick your family. This may be true, but it doesn't mean that we all can't get along to some degree with our parents and other family members. And yet still, however much I love my blood relatives, I also believe in the power of the […]

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Meet the Girls @ womenshistorymonth.gov

Each March we celebrate Women's History Month, and this year's theme is Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business. At womenshistorymonth.gov there are loads of amazing online exhibits and collections curated from some of the major Washington D.C. cultural institutions, including the Smithsonian and the Library of Congress. In just a quick glance, I found several subjects […]

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