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Slumdogs of the World Unite

We finally got to see Slumdog Millionaire last night, courtesy of a friend’s review copy. (We rarely go to first run movies any more, though I had a chance to...
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“Forgive your enemies: it drives them crazy!”

I was able to attend a couple of events at last weekend’s debut Woodstock Memoir Festival (see previous post), both of which were dominated by the larger-than-life figure of Malachy...
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I Witness

Stoney Clove Creek @ Silver Hollow Road, Chichester, February 9, 2009, 12:48pm...
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Catskills Corner Feb 13-16

Being a Holiday Weekend, there’s no shortage of activity round these parts for the next few days. The ski slopes will probably be crowded to the gills with families on...
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Wine Travels (despite what you may have heard)

DOMAINE CHABANON L’ESPRIT DE FONT CAUDE, COTEAUX DU LANGUEDOC MONTPEYROUX, 1998 I picked this bottle up when I was in Nîmes, at the border of Provence and the Languedoc, in...
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And the Grammys go to… the Brits

Frankly my dears, I don’t give a damn who wins at the Grammys. The awards have never had much to do with what’s going on at the cutting edge of...
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EXTREME Extreme Sports

New York City readers will hopefully already be aware that Red Bull, the drinks company that also sponsors a lot of sport, has installed a three-story “snowscraper” in the East...
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I Witness

Mount Tremper, January 19, 2009. Click above photo for full-size image....
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