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  • CUPCAKE RED VELVET WINE

    cupcake red velvet wine

    CUPCAKE RED VELVET WINE Cupcake Red Velvet wine was unexpectedly excellent! From Livermore, CA the 2011 Cupcake Red Velvet is a blend of red varietals with a Zinfandel base. Released winter of 2012, it was harvested Sept. – Oct. 2011 and has an alcohol content of 13.5%. According to the winemaker, the wine has “fantastic […]

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  • IMPROVING OUR CHILDREN’S HEALTH

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    IMPROVING OUR CHILDREN’S HEALTH   Nutrition, education, and food policy affect all of our children. There are so many foods and ingredients that are being put on our grocery store shelves and served at school cafeterias that are banned in other countries. Why are we feeding our children who are growing and developing foods that […]

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  • Summer Breeze//Connecticut Whites

    wine review summer breeze

    SUMMER BREEZE // CONNECTICUT WHITES As someone who had the opportunity to help pick grapes for Sharpe Hill Vineyard, I can tell you a lot of care goes into how they make their wine. The Sharpe Hill Vineyard Ballet of Angels wine is reflective of that care. Sharpe Hill Vineyard Ballet of Angels is a […]

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  • MOVIE REVIEW OF ”GHOSTS OF WAR”

    Movie Review "Ghost of War"

    MOVIE REVIEW OF ”GHOSTS OF WAR” “Butterfly Effect” director Eric Bress pays tribute to Ambrose Bierce’s classic short story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” in his second feature film “Ghosts of War” (*** OUT OF ****), a hallucinatory Gothic horror chiller set during World War II. A quintet of American infantrymen suffering from PTSD […]

  • Brittany Howard Featured in Episode 2 of the New Tiny Desk Top Shelf Series

    Brittany Howard

    Brittany Howard Featured in Episode 2 of the New Tiny Desk Top Shelf Series NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series has held close to a thousand concerts since its inception in 2008. It’s hosted the likes of Adele, Anderson Paak, Dan Auerbach, and the legendary Roots crew. It has also helped lesser known genre-defining luminaries like […]

  • MOVIE REVIEW OF “VFW”

    movie review of vfw

    MOVIE REVIEW OF “VFW” If you love to howl at movies, whether at theaters or on home video, “Bliss” director Joe Begos’ retro-1980’s exploitation crime thriller “VFW” (*** OUT OF ****) will make your lungs sore.  Predictable but entertaining from fade-in to fadeout, this profane, skull-smashing, B-movie conjures up a fictitious narcotic Hylophedrine–nicknamed Hype for […]

  • MOVIE REVIEW OF ”JOHN HENRY” (2020)

    JOHN HENRY (2020)

    MOVIE REVIEW OF ”JOHN HENRY” Life isn’t fair for anybody in first-time writer & director Will Forbes’ “John Henry,” (*** OUT OF ****) a simple but savage thug-life thriller with brawny Terry Crews tangling with Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges.  Clocking in at 91-minutes, this predictable but entertaining, R-rated melodrama concerns an interesting relationship between the heroic […]

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  • MOVIE REVIEW OF ”SURVIVE THE NIGHT”

    Survive the night

    MOVIE REVIEW OF ”SURVIVE THE NIGHT” “Game of Assassins” director Matt Eskandari’s predictable but entertaining home invasion thriller “Survive the Night” (*** OUT OF ****) lives up to its ominous title. Mind you, this is another one of those low-budget, straight-to-video, B-movie melodramas where “Die Hard” superstar Bruce Willis takes a supporting role. Willis plays […]

  • High Fidelity Wars v. 2020

    frank zappa

    High Fidelity Wars v. 2020 By the time CD sales eclipsed vinyl in the late ’80s, the rivalry between digital and analog music fans was in full swing. Compact disc advocates welcomed them as a technological leap in the quest for perfect sound, while analog enthusiasts extolled the warmth of vinyl LPs and dismissed the […]

  • Brittany Howard Featured in Episode 2 of the New Tiny Desk Top Shelf Series

    Brittany Howard

    Brittany Howard Featured in Episode 2 of the New Tiny Desk Top Shelf Series NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series has held close to a thousand concerts since its inception in 2008. It’s hosted the likes of Adele, Anderson Paak, Dan Auerbach, and the legendary Roots crew. It has also helped lesser known genre-defining luminaries like […]

  • SONGS FOR THE PANDEMIC

    ben gibbard

    SONGS FOR THE PANDEMIC Fifty years ago, Neil Young and his bandmates recorded “Ohio,” a haunting response to the Kent State shootings where Ohio National Guardsmen fired 67 rounds of ammunition into a crowd of anti-war demonstrators, taking four lives in the process. A haunting anthem that captured the despair of the moment, “Ohio” was […]