GLEE: An Update →
Wednesday, September 2nd: A special director’s cut of the preview episode, which aired in May, will be shown on from 8:58-10:00pm on FOX. Wednesday, September 9th: the season premiere episode “Showmance” returns at 9:00pm on FOX and features a performance of Kanye’s “Gold Digger.” Kristin Chenoweth, Debra Monk, John Lloyd Young, Josh Groban, and Victor Garber...
Robert Frank's Elevator Girl Sees Herself Years... →
Sharon Collins is the elevator girl of Robert Frank’s famous image from The Americans. A half-century later, Collins poses in a recreation of the scene.
Send in the Clowns →
Catherine Zeta-Jones will be making her Broadway debut this December in Sondheim’s A Little Night Music at the Walter Kerr Theatre. She will play Desirée Armfeldt, an aging stage actress who sings the show-stopping “Send in the Clowns”. Multiple Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury will play her mother, the wheelchair-bound Madame Armfeldt. Based on Ingmar Bergman’s film...
NYT | Good Things Do Come in Pairs →
The Olsen twins, unlikely designers, are finding success in the world of fashion. Read more in New York Magazine’s follow-up The Cut | Why the Olsens Are Terrific Designers, People
‘Contrariwise,’ continued Tweedledee, ‘if it was so, it might...– Lewis Carroll (As seen inside my The Little SAS Book: A Primer, Fourth Edition)
Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Amy and I are going to see Julie & Julia tonight, and I’m incredibly excited! Meryl Streep as Julia Child Amy Adams as Julie Powell Meryl and Amy at the Los Angeles premiere Nora Ephron - director, screenwriter, and Wellesley alum (via Sony Pictures)
Best (Food) Day Ever
This is by no means becoming a food blog but I wanted share two finds from yesterday, “the best day ever.” First, my housemates and I had dinner at Wang’s Fast Food, home of Boston’s best dumplings. After being soaked by an unexpected thunderstorm, we headed to… BerryLine, the local source for tart frozen yogurt and delicious toppings. Why did I ever believe...
Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! playing at the Wang... →
Thursday, October 8 at 7:30PM Test your news knowledge at a live taping of NPR’s popular radio show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Join Host Peter Sagal, Official Judge & Scorekeeper Carl Kasell, and a line-up of witty panelists for a fast-paced, irreverent look at current events. The oddly informative news quiz comes to Beantown on October 8. Experience NPR without the dignity! ...
The Unusual Metro Systems of the Soviet Union →
Despite restrictions that forbid photos to be taken inside Russian metros, Treehugger has put together a lovely slide show of metro systems across the former U.S.S.R. St. Petersburg Moscow Tashkent
Rare Pictures from Inside North Korea →
Photographer van Houtryve made these photos during two visits, in August 2007 and February 2008. A woman carries a bouquet of yellow flowers down the escalator into the Pyongyang subway. Girls play inside a Pyongyang bowling alley. A metro train enters a station of Pyongyang’s subway.
Kate Earl | “Melody” No matter what...