Entertainment

It’s All In The Details: General Hospital Set Visit

The last 50 years of General Hospital have been unforgettable with characters like Luke Spencer, Lila Quartermaine, and Jasper Jacks, but they aren’t the only ones who have a starring role. The art department on GH has been keeping up with an extreme shooting schedule, and created memorable props for every death, …

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This & That

Have a Cup of Tea with Oprah

Imagine this: It’s a cool June morning and you stop at your local Starbucks for a chai tea latte, but this time it’s different. You notice there’s a bit more of a kick, and a smooth pepper finish. You’re drinking a Teavana Oprah Chai Tea latte and somewhere across the country, Oprah …

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Entertainment

Your New Friday Night Movie: The Other Woman

What happens when your gorgeous and successful husband’s mistress knocks on your door? Everybody knows the mistress becomes a sworn enemy and that the husband is immediately dubbed a cheating pig, but what if something else happened? What if the women instead became bonded together as victims of the same …

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Entertainment

Meet the Moms of ABC

Compassion, patience, love, and selflessness are what make a mom, and on television, there are no exceptions. From June Cleaver, to Morticia Addams, to Lorelei Gilmore, TV moms have been showing everyone who’s in charge for years. A few women who play mothers stopped by the terrace at the Walt …

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Entertainment

Take a Look in Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital

Since the dawning of Grey’s Anatomy in 2005, I have been a faithful follower of all things McDreamy, McSteamy, and McAnything. I’ve spent many trips in Seattle hoping to stumble into a crowd of attractive surgical interns, and always been checked into reality on flights home. I never thought I’d see …

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Crafts

A Game Of Cat & Mouse: DIY Crafts

Cats have been chasing mice for years and years, but that doesn’t stop them from being totally adorable in the process. From cat toys to sock puppets, here are my favorite crafts based on the fuzzy critters suitable for preschoolers to experts. These felt cat toys by My Fantastic Toys …

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Entertainment

Finally, a Realistic Family Home on The Middle

Have you ever noticed that every family home looks spotless on TV? It doesn’t take a brain surgeon or a rocket scientist to know that most family homes in America are a hodge-podge of decor, discarded mail, dirty kids’ socks, scattered board game pieces, and broken DVD cases. The Middle on …

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Entertainment

You’re in 3D, Charlie Brown! Look How Far You’ve Come

Can you believe it’s been over 63 years since Charlie Brown made his debut in newspapers nationwide? Little Charlie Brown has been around for man landing on the moon, hair bands, boy bands, and the rise of the iPhone, and now he’s stepping foot into a new world: computer generated …

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Entertainment

Behind the Scenes at DreamWorks with Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Have you ever wondered where Shrek and How To Train Your Dragon were made? For years, I’ve been curious about what the mysterious halls of DreamWorks Animation looked like. As a Los Angeles local, I could tell you where half of the major studio lots are without needing a map, but DreamWorks …

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Entertainment

Bringing Back Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Do you remember Rocky and Bullwinkle? As a kid, I loved watching reruns of the squirrel and moose, and then the feature film Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle. It’s been over a decade since Jay Ward’s infamous characters hit the big screen, but generation Z is about to get their first taste …

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EntertainmentReviews

Was That Awkward Moment Movie Awkward Good or Awkward Bad?

There was nothing you could do to stray me from seeing That Awkward Moment. I was so excited about this film (and Zac Efron’s buttcheeks) that I actually went to the world premiere and a screening the next day. I was prepared for laughing out loud and biting my cheek at some of …

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Recipes

Exploring Unique and Creative “French Toast” Recipes

Winter mornings call for a warm, hearty breakfast and my favorite is french toast! The surprisingly balanced base to start the day puts together a slice or two of carbohydrate rich bread with the protein of milk and eggs to kickstart any winter morning for productivity. We all know french …

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Social Good

Understanding Foreign Aid with Bill and Melinda Gates

The Annual Letter from Bill and Melinda Gates is always a refreshing read. Two of the wealthiest people in the world share their thoughts and opinions on charity with a focus on advancing health and agriculture in developing countries. In their fifth letter, the Gates took a new approach: smashing …

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Entertainment

STOMP: Over Two Decades of Incredible Talent

Since the early 90s, STOMP has been entertaining crowds with collaborative percussion combined with a witty flair. Over two decades later, STOMP tours internationally and has worked its way through its homeland of England with performances at West End and the 2012 Olympics. The show has been wildly successful due to its unique …

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DisneyEntertainment

How Did P.L. Travers Come to Life? #SavingMrBanks

There I was, in the glamorous Beverly Hills Hotel. In front of me was a series of empty chairs behind a table and upon a small platform, and a silent room when in stormed actress Emma Thompson. A laughing Tom Hanks accompanied her to a seat, except that she had …

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DisneyEntertainment

And the Sunshine Award Goes to… #SavingMrBanks

Even a dummy can see why Saving Mr. Banks is one of the best movies of 2013, and my personal favorite PG-13 Disney movie. If I had the power, I would be giving all of the prestigious awards to Saving Mr. Banks. While I can’t convince Oscar nor those metallic Globes who to …

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