Who played Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy best? Comparing the old and new “Little Women” Movies

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Part 1: Who played Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy best? As a former entertainment writer,¬†I relish reviewing movies and TV shows almost as much as I adore evaluating books. And when a favorite book comes to the screen, I am irresistibly drawn to reviewing it. Even better? When a dearly loved story comes to … [Read more...]

This Is Us RECAP Episode 34: Vegas, Baby

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Ahhhh! Our Pearsons are back, and it was such a balm to see them again, even though I thoroughly enjoyed the Olympics. As a hockey and figure skating fan, I was thrilled to watch it all, especially the astonishing performances of fellow Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir! I digress, do I not? … [Read more...]

Book Crush: Go Weak in the Knees with 10 Swoony Reads

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Presenting 10 swoony, melty, make-you-fizz-like-Prosecco stories, to have and to hold, on this day forward, until you read the last page (but still cherish them forever, til death do you part.) Valentine's Day may not be your cup of heart-feathered cappuccino, but it's a darn good excuse to read. … [Read more...]

Winter Book Crush: Cozy Up to 10 Hot Cocoa Reads

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In the words of the late David Cassidy, "C'mon, get cozy!" Well, he said "happy," but in my book its the same thing. It started snowing today. As a Canadian expat, the sight brings me joy. Yes, I hate the icy roads as much as anyone, but winter is the best time for flat-out coziness. I'm … [Read more...]

This is Us Episode 25 RECAP: Will Jack and Rebecca Be Able to Guide Randall Through a Racist World?

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My two favorite components¬†of "This is Us"-- Randall and adoption--were front and center in this week's episode, so I was ALL IN! At first, I thought the judge story was an obvious place to go--a black judge wanting to stop a white family from adopting a black child. But the more I thought about … [Read more...]