Category Archives: Screen savvy

Greens make me giggle

The perfect antidote to the nauseating annual media coverage of New Year’s fitness resolutions: hairpin.com’s Women Laughing Alone at Salad. Laughing won’t cost you any calories. Advertisements

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Favourite things: Nowhere Boy

Sam Taylor-Wood is one of my favourite artists (her video Third Party, starring Marianne Faithfull, is on my all-time top 10 list), so I waited for Nowhere Boy, her John Lennon biopic with great anticipation. Unfortunately the buzz around this … Continue reading

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Reimagining Traffic

If only it really was like this: Jacques Tati’s “Trafic.”

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Courney Love knows nose

Kudos to MuchMusic for giving us non-CFL fans something to cheer about: the long-awaited, two-hour Behind the Music with Courtney Love. There are plenty of gems here (e.g. Trent Reznor’s not-so nine-inch nail), but the best line so far: “I … Continue reading

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Word of the day: ladygloomer

According to the Telegraph, bankruptcies are on the rise for divorced, middle-aged British women. To make matters worse, the media is referring to this group as “ladygloomers.” Such a lovely word for a horrible situation. It reminds me of Helena … Continue reading

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Je t’aime, Stella

This novel-writing month is almost over, thank god! Soon back to more fun things, like blogs. And drinking Stella. Video by hipster kings Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, who are collaborating on the upcoming 1960s drama Moon Rise Kingdom.

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Upper Sweet Side with Gossip Girl

So, I’m not exactly proud of my Gossip Girl watching (this is how I can tell if my husband actually is reading my blog because he doesn’t know…hi honey!), but I’m obviously not the only one who watches it for … Continue reading

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