The F-word: Then and Now

Originally posted on Kathy Miller:
In 1968, Gloria Biggs was the executive women’s editor at TODAY, a Gannett newspaper in Coco, Florida. She wrote a column headlined “To Catch a Woman” for a trade publication in which she provided advice about how women’s newspaper sections could cater more successfully to target readers. In the penultimate…

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Daredevil is Coming…

      No, we’re not talking about that movie…  Marvel announced today that Daredevil is coming to Netflix.  Filming is set to begin in Summer 2014, and the program will primarily be filmed in New York State and produced by Marvel in association with ABC Television Studios.  This is Marvel’s biggest leap into live-action television, […]

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How Do You Torture Cookie Monster?

Just ask Tom Hiddleston. He does a pretty good job. Tom teaches Cookie Monster about delayed gratification…I think that requires self-control, doesn’t it? There have been lots of conversations about Tom Hiddleston in my circle of awesome people lately.  I can think of a lot worse things to discuss! ‘Til next time, Jessica

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Each Frame Tells a Story: An Interview with Cinematographer Steve Lawes

Originally posted on CinemaVitas:
By Mary Jo Watts (mid0nz) Photo of Benedict Cumberbatch (L) as Sherlock Holmes, and Steve Lawes (R) by Robert Viglasky. Used with permission. I’m hopelessly, obsessively besotted with BBC Sherlock. It’s impossible for me to temper my enthusiasm for Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’s modern adaptation. At 43 years old, I’m proud to…

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Lines in the sand

Originally posted on Electronicbaglady's Bag of Bits:
I was watching one of those clichéd movie moments the other night instead of doing something productive. It was the moment when the hero says something similar to “That’s a line I will not cross!”. Usually there is dramatic body language attached, including miming drawing a line,…

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Tulsa Makes News for Music

Wow, I totally meant to post this last week.  Although, now that I think about it, today works better.  On the heels of Saturday’s Imagine Dragons concert, it seems fitting to show off my fine city.  National Geographic wrote an article, Tulsa: Tailor-Made for Music.  I’ve raved about Cain’s Ballroom before, and I’m sure I’ll do […]

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