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Spending Three Hours with a Big, Bad Wolf

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
by on Playing Around

Jordan Belfort can sell himself to everyone he meets. Finishing up an interview with a reporter from Forbes magazine (“Thanks. I think I have everything

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Las Vegas’ Mob Museum Traces the
History of Organized Crime

Thursday, June 20th, 2013
by on Living Around

It seems appropriate that the Mob Museum is located in Las Vegas, a city once closely associated with organized crime. Even better, the museum is

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Violet and Daisy

Violet and Daisy – Baby-Faced Hit Gals

Sunday, June 16th, 2013
by on Playing Around

In 2010, Geoffrey Fletcher received an Oscar for Writing (Adapted Screenplay) for Precious, based on the novel Push by Sapphire. He was named by Variety

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Kiss

Debi and Gabriele: Extra Virgin’s Fun Couple
Cook Up Fabulous Food for Family and Friends

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
by on Playing Around

Debi Mazar was on a break between acting jobs, vacationing in Florence, visiting her friend, Katia Labèque, an internationally known classical pianist. “I remember walking

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Billy

Oscar 2012—An Abundance of Riches

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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Billy Crystal is back and so is the excitement. There were so many wonderful films and performances this year, that the 2012 Academy Awards will

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HUGO

Hugo—Martin Scorsese Succeeds
With a Very Un-Scorsese-like Gem

Friday, February 3rd, 2012
by on Playing Around

Becoming a parent changes everything, particularly when parenting happens late in life. Martin Scorsese, whose films typically revolve around gamblers, gangsters, and deranged individuals, has

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Entourage—The Boys Get Ready to Say Goodbye

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011
by on Playing Around

The HBO series Entourage is such a hit, it’s hard to believe that in the early days the show had a hard time finding places

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Rental Reboot: Performance (1970)

Thursday, May 26th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Growing up as a fan of The Rolling Stones, I had always known Mick Jagger dabbled in acting. I also knew he played a drugged-out

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