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Gray Mountain – John Grisham’s
Latest Produces a Lump of Coal

Friday, October 31st, 2014
by on Reading Around

John Grisham is a victim of his own success. Few writers have had such an incredible winning streak, producing more than two dozen best selling

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Ben Bradlee

Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee –
Where Have All the Mentors Gone?

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
by on Living Around

In the 1970s, newspaper reporters starting out wanted to be Woodward and Bernstein and work for an editor like Ben Bradlee. In the midst of

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Norman and Pitt

Brad Pitt’s FurySaving Private Ryan in Tanks

Friday, October 17th, 2014
by on Playing Around

“I’m trained to type 60 words a minute. I’m not trained to machine gun dead bodies.” When Norman Ellison (Logan Lerman) finds himself assigned to

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Elgort

Men, Women, and Children:
When Parents Truly Don’t Know Best

Friday, October 10th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Helping children navigate the internet is a parental priority. Parents differ in their approach. Some parents are overly protective, others not protective enough, still others

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Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn’s Best-Selling Novel
Comes to the Screen with Ben Affleck

Friday, October 3rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

Gone Girl was a page turner and the film version is just as compelling. Gillian Flynn, who wrote the book also wrote the screenplay. No

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Madame Secretary

Téa Leoni as Madame Secretary

Sunday, September 28th, 2014
by on Playing Around

At a time when Washington’s elected and appointed officials have approval ratings in the doldrums, Madame Secretary starring Téa Leoni teases us with how things

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Georgetown Library

How to Publish a Great Book – WAT-AGE Publishing’s
Charlene Giannetti to Speak at Georgetown Library

Saturday, September 27th, 2014
by on Reading Around

The world of book publishing has changed dramatically, not only in how people read books, but in how those books find their way into a

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Denzel

The Equalizer – Denzel vs. The Russians

Friday, September 26th, 2014
by on Playing Around

The new Cold War between Russia and the U.S. has been bad news for everyone but film makers. Gone are the days when the screenwriters

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