Prelude

Colm Wilkinson (l) and John Owen-Jones at the Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert

I grew up in the theaters in Boston. My grandparents worked the concessions in the theaters for years. My parents met each other (my father was my mother’s boss!) working in the theaters. Both my sister and I worked there as…

“Merry Christmas”

I spent a bit of this week running errands. Those errands took me to the post office three times, a Big Lots, a Walgreens, a CVS, and three different restaurants. I wasn’t looking for signs of Christmas spirit (heck, it…

My (Newish) Christmas Tradition

gifts

So a few years back I decided I needed to switch things up at Christmastime. I wanted to do something unexpected for someone else. Maybe someone I wouldn’t normally interact with in person at the holidays. So I came up…

Actually No

Sam, you aren't even kidding

Before I begin, let me just say that this post contains major spoilers for Love Actually, which came out in 2003, and Four Weddings and a Funeral, which was released in 1994. Movies that old don’t need spoiler warnings, but it’s…

Donald %&$#?@! Trump

“The tone has taken me to first position in every single poll.” This is what Donald Trump said today when asked if he would change his tone. He’s not wrong. Why in the world would he stop spouting the hatred…