Arts & Entertainment

“1917” is both innovative and conventional

January 24, 2020

Sam Mendes’ thrilling, edge-of-your-seat wartime epic “1917” demands to be seen on the biggest screen possible. While the film doesn’t break new ground thematically, its simulated single-shot approach illustrates the deeply immersive qualities of film. […]

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Top 5 holiday cookies

December 11, 2019

Snowball cookies — These beautiful blobs of powdered sugar and pecans provide a perfect blend of sweet, savory and succulent. I go nuts every time that floury goodness appears on a dessert buffet. Don’t let […]

Arts & Entertainment

Marla’s Martian Fashion

December 11, 2019

“Where do you think you are? The fashion capital of Mars?”  I identified the voice through the buzz of the school cafeteria before I had even turned around. Once I was looking him in the […]

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Homemade for the holidays

December 10, 2019

The holidays are a time to celebrate, show thanks and indulge. What better way to blend all three than whipping up some tasty creations to share and enjoy? Whether a quick bite or large feast, […]

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“Doctor Sleep” shines decently

November 22, 2019

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Doctor Sleep” three and half out of five shots of whiskey. “Doctor Sleep” is a thrilling — although campy — return to the devilish universe of “The Shining.” 40 […]

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The SS Warrimoo Wedding

November 11, 2019

Disclaimer: The SS Warrimoo was a real Australian/New Zealand passenger ship that sailed from 1892–1918. In the 1940s-50s, a story began circulating that the SS Warrimoo had managed to cross the intersection of the International […]