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2013 – We Survive A Year of Computer Meltdowns,
Government Shutdowns, and Embrace A New Pope

Friday, January 17th, 2014
by on Living Around

Depending upon your point of view, the number 13 signals bad luck or good luck. There was plenty of both in 2013. Washington was responsible

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Captain Phillips: Real Pirates, No Johnny Depp

Friday, October 11th, 2013
by on Playing Around

They’re not here to fish! So explains an exasperated Captain Phillips (Tom Hanks) on the radio alert to the maritime authorities after first spotting a

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Rush – Ron Howard Takes Us To the Races

Friday, September 27th, 2013
by on Playing Around

Don’t go to men who nearly kill themselves driving around in circles looking for normality. So says London playboy and Formula One racer James Hunt,

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Howard and Grazer Honored at This is Tisch!

Friday, November 6th, 2009
by on Playing Around

On Monday, November 2, 2009, NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts held their Gala celebration at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, home to the famous

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Woman Around Town: Jill Martin—Sports with Style

Sunday, June 7th, 2009
by on Woman Around Town

Jill Martin is an Emmy-nominated reporter who wears many hats. From fashion to sports, she has taken New York by storm. Martin always dreamed about

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We Confess: Angels & Demons Is Guilty Fun

Sunday, May 31st, 2009
by on Playing Around

If you are Catholic, have no fear. You can go to see Angels & Demons without committing a mortal sin. Some of the staunchest critics

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Cloris Leachman—Unplugged and Unscripted

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009
by on Playing Around

Cloris Leachman was in New York recently promoting her new autobiography, Cloris, and during an appearance on the Howard Stern Show, she dished, telling an

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The Ultimate One-on-One, Frost vs. Nixon

Monday, January 26th, 2009
by on Playing Around

Ten minutes into watching the absorbing Frost/Nixon, it’s easy to forget you are watching an actor portray Richard Nixon. Frank Langella transforms himself into the

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