More Must-Sees Around the Corner...
… on both Broadway and the silver screen. I’m interested to see the outcomes of both - if “A View from the Bridge” will do as well as the previous 1998 Broadway revival, and to see how ScarJo fares on Broadway, and how Woody Allen’s latest venture will fare compared to the mixed reviews of his last. Regardless though, Arthur Miller and Woody Allen - two of my...
What a lovely story this is - Sylvia Bailey, 84 years old, is “the longest-running show on Broadway,” having ushered for Phantom of the Opera since it opened in 1988. Great anecdotes about her in this article - she has so much spirit.
A Book a Day
Wouldn’t it just be amazing to have the time to do this? Not to say that it’s impossible to accomplish while working full-time, but even though I tend to be a fast reader, a wealth of ‘free’ time is definitely essential in order to devour a book a day for a year and really absorb enough of each (rather than reading a book a day for the sake of doing so/just getting through...
Michael Pollan is Smart.
Recent brilliance from Michael Pollan: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/11/magazine/11food-rules-t.html And, going along with the above article, this is great.
I am completely saddened and disappointed by today’s news that Gourmet magazine is folding. And I’m a little surprised too - while Conde Nast’s Bon Appetit apparently has slightly higher circulation numbers, Gourmet has a much deeper legacy in the food world, so I wouldn’t have thought it would be the one to go. It will be so missed. Apparently the brand at least will...