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The Guest List: An Enjoyable Twist on the Whodunit.

Looking for a book for your July 4th weekend? Check out my review of The Guest List, a suspensful "whodunit" with a twist.

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‘Casts: Reading Books with The Duke and Duchess Podcast

With The Great Quarantine, are you missing book clubs? The Duke and Duchess Podcast may be the next best thing for you. Maybe even better; with this "book club," you don't have to worry about cleaning the house before the book club or picking up empty wine bottles afterwards. The 'cast is hosted by a… Continue reading ‘Casts: Reading Books with The Duke and Duchess Podcast

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‘Casts Section: The New Making It Up Section About Podcasts

During the Great Quarantine (as I am calling the current social conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic), it's often difficult to find new things to occupy our time.  After all, how much time can you spend watching Netflix before you've seen everything? (Answer:  A lot. There are several lifetime sentences worth of movies, TV shows… Continue reading ‘Casts Section: The New Making It Up Section About Podcasts

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“Daisy Jones & The Six:” The Passion Revealed by the Music

On May 23, 1997, Fleetwood Mac performed a concert for MTV entitled "The Dance." During the entertaining concert, the band performed their little-known song, "Silver Springs," which had been written by Stevie Nicks about her break-up from lead guitarist Lindsey Buckingham. Several times during the song (which became a hit later that year), Nicks belted… Continue reading “Daisy Jones & The Six:” The Passion Revealed by the Music

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5 Eye-Popping Things about “Seinfeld’s” Pilot Episode

Seinfeld was one of the greatest television shows of all time. It was hilarious and quite unlike anything that had been seen before. It became such a classic, pervasive piece of pop culture that, today, if you were to say a line from the show (such as "yada, yada, yada" or "no soup for you") to… Continue reading 5 Eye-Popping Things about “Seinfeld’s” Pilot Episode

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“Early Autumn” by Robert B. Parker: A Great Late Summer Book

Looking to read a good book before fall arrives? Perhaps one that's easy to read, but has some substance and emotion? Check out Early Autumn (1981) by the late Robert B. Parker, available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and the Apple book store. Early Autumn is the seventh novel in Parker's series of best-selling novels about Spenser,… Continue reading “Early Autumn” by Robert B. Parker: A Great Late Summer Book