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January 2014

Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero – Danny Fingeroth

Rating: 3/5 Stars Review: I'll be honest here, I waited a little too long after I read the book to write a spectacular review, For this I apologize. Here's what I do know. Recently I've had a growing little interest... Continue Reading →


Silencing the Self: Women and Depression – Dana Crowley Jack

Rating: 3/5 Stars Review: As an avid student of gender theory (both traditionally academic and self-guided) for the better part of a decade, it really takes something completely new or out-of-the-box, so to speak, to really dazzle me at this... Continue Reading →

Some Like it Hot

I have to admit that I watched this movie about a week ago so this post won't be as fresh as my others. This is also a deviation from my life of random selections as I took this recommendation from... Continue Reading →

Revisiting: Another Night – Real Mccoy

The song "Another Night" came up on my Pandora and I found myself having a serious dance session in my basement lab at work. Certainly not the first time I have heard this 90s dance jam ... let's take a... Continue Reading →

Campanelle in Bechamel and Bolognese Duo

So Rachel Ray called this a "lasagna bowl" and I get the pasta shape resembles the side of a lasagna noodle but it's a stretch to put this in the same category for me. There's no gooey melted mozzarella, no... Continue Reading →

Early 2000s Throwback

I haven't posted in a few - recovering from disgusting illness. The only thing I hate more than the feeling of being sick is how other people react when you are sick. I don't mean my darling husband who ran... Continue Reading →

Greek Yogurt “Mac & Cheese” Pasta Salad

I saw this recipe in a Cabot yogurt ad in a magazine and it looked interesting. Anytime you can trick me into liking a good, creamy pasta salad without mayo is the work of the gods above, because, let's face... Continue Reading →

Fun Size

As my first movie after watching a Marilyn Monroe classic I know I should be saying - ugh, movies of today just can't compare, what trash, etc. etc. - but I'd rather struggle through another 300 pages of forced migration... Continue Reading →

How to Marry a Millionaire

So I know its the cool thing to hang posters of Audrey Hepburn in your college dorm and get tattoos of Marilyn Monroe quotes on your ribs but that was just never me. I know this is a touchy subject... Continue Reading →

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