When You Miss Someone You’ve Never Met…

I was thinking about Alan Rickman this week. Why? I don't know. Maybe I'm just feeling a bit nostalgic having said goodbye to my sister. I guess that's what happens when you miss someone - you get a little watery around the edges, you know? What a bittersweet, tender time we shared this summer - my sister and me, not Alan Rickman and me... But Mr. Rickman plays a significant role in so many of the cinematic milestones in my life. A cold-hearted villain, Hans Gruber, in Die Hard (of the Nakatomi Plaza fame as referenced by Tish in All the...

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The Most Delightfully Venomous Book!

Little Book of Venom

Years ago, I stumbled across this little delightfully venomous book in the discount cart at a Barnes & Noble. I have to tell you, I have had the best snickers over this one...admittedly at the expense of the poor recipients about whom these vile and venomous statements were made. And yet, I've discovered that most of the said recipients rose to the occasion and proved the viper-tongued insult-hurlers wrong...which just makes this collection that much more delicious! (more…)

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