Tag Archives: Celebrities

Reality…What a Concept

On Sunday I finished reading the David Itzkoff’s, Robin, his biography of Robin Williams. I’ve always been a fan of Hollywood true stories, but they’re usually books about the Golden Age of Hollywood, like The Divine Feud, A Cast of … Continue reading

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It’s hard out there for a debt collector: Watching Skip Tracer on National Canadian Film Day

I’ve always been a champion of Canadian film. Growing up, I was the only person I knew who watched the Genie Awards telecast. I also recognized the directors Sandy Wilson (My American Cousin), and Patricia Rozema (I’ve Heard the Mermaids … Continue reading

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Does this hairstyle make my face look fat? Review of “The Princess Diarist”

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher My rating: 3 of 5 stars I really wanted to like this book more than I did. I was expecting a book about the day-to-day antics of shooting one of the most popular movies … Continue reading

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Crazy Like a Princess

Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher My rating: 4 of 5 stars After reading Carrie Fisher’s Shockaholic, I’m amazed the world had her for as long as it did. I’ve read most of Carrie Fisher’s books, and although I’m always impressed with … Continue reading

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When the going gets tough: Flash review of Born to Run

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book was the only thing that got me through the 2016 US election. I loved reading about his relationship with Clarence Clemons and his father; his career … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Douchebags and the Girls that Love Them

American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales My rating: 4 of 5 stars American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers is one of the most depressing books I have read … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

We lost both our softball games on Sunday. Going onto the field, I felt we had a good chance at winning both games. We’ve been playing better even though we’ve lost our heaviest hitter. However, our shortstop, took the day … Continue reading

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