Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday Snapshot

Thor's a lone wolf.

It's not even the end of August yet and it's already starting to feel like fall. Dislike.

Currently reading:

Goodnight, Mr. Holmes by Carole Nelson Douglas: Almost DNF'd it because the narrator was so annoying, but decided to stick with it. It's a pretty quick read TBH.

The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen: Books! Books! All the Books!

Movies:

man up
Man Up, starring Lake Bell (great name, btw) and Simon Pegg

Nancy's dating life is dismal, probably because she'd rather watch movies than socialize with people. But then a random guy mistakes her for his blind date, and they have an amazing night together where All The Things happen.

This movie's a step up from your typical romcom. Both Nancy and Jack are super quirky, in a fun and not overly twee way, and the film does an excellent job of showing how they're perfect for one another without getting cheesy and predictable. Even their fight scenes were hilarious. The only thing I didn't like was that Nancy had a seriously creepy stalker, which the film brushed off as HAHA SO FUNNY (wth?), but other than that I thought this was pretty much the perfect it-can-happen-in-one-night type of romance! Definitely recommended.

begin again movie
Begin Again, starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo

Dan, an AR man and semi-professional drinker, hasn't "discovered" an artist in years. Then he comes across a singer-songwriter in a bar, and immediately knows she's The One–the one who will revive his career! Together they make an album recorded in locations all over NYC.

A fairly good movie. I'm not sure anyone ever mentions Keira Knightley's character's name, but it's incidental–she's just the catalyst for Dan's comeback. The beginning was a little slow, but the making of the album was really cool, and Adam Levine was surprisingly good as Knightley's hot, SO HOT, boyfriend. I just wish the songs had been better. If you liked Once you'll probably enjoy this one.

the big short movie
The Big Short, starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Christian Bale

The more I ruminate on this movie, the more it annoys me. It's a textbook example of sexism in Hollywood, but that's a mild irritant at this point. What confuses me is why it was made into a movie and not, like, a Frontline special. Or, if it was made into a movie, why they didn't pick one of these groups of guys to focus on instead of all three; you could have cut Christian Bale's character out entirely and it would have been the exact same movie. But never let it be said Hollywood cut out a white guy for the sake of expediency! And then the ending. All the main characters get filthy rich off their bets, whilst the rest of America suffers. BUT THEY FEEL REALLY BAD ABOUT IT, GUYS. Not, you know, give the money back bad, but ehhhh.

Basically it's a mildly self-indulgent movie made by rich Hollywood insiders about rich Wall Street insiders, with barely a token nod to the millions of people who lost their jobs and homes. I'm sure when they pitched it, it was as some sort of crusade for "the little guy," but if that was their goal they failed.

This week in heidenkindom:

Not a lot going on this week. I've been ramping up trip planning for Japan–less than two months to go!–and not reading much because Goodnight, Mr. Holmes has me less than excited. I started watching Stranger Things on Netflix and I am LOVING it. It's like a combination of the Hardy Boys, The X-Files, and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Besides that, we've just mainly been watching the Olympics.

Bonus:

I came across this recipe for honey dijon vinaigrette on one of the French blogs I follow, and I am totally addicted to it! It's so easy and delicious I've been eating salad every day. Give it a try!


Have a great week, everyone!






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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Sunday Snapshot

Cute scruffy little Calypso
Currently reading:

The Spirit Chaser by Kat Mayor: 🔥🔥🔥💩

The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen: A Robin Hood type! Hmmmm...

Movies:

I seem to be on a bit of a romcom kick.

the decoy bride
The Decoy Bride, starring David Tennant and Kelly Macdonald

Two words: David Tennant.

You need more words? Um, okay. Well, Kelly Macdonald is absolutely adorable as "the decoy bride," a woman who moves back to her childhood home in the Outer-outer-outer Hebrides and is roped into pretending to be a film star to distract the paparazzi from the star's wedding. Also, Michael Urie (whom you might remember from Ugly Betty) completely steals the show as the film star's manager, who's determined to give her the wedding of her dreams NO MATTER WHAT. To be honest, the movie felt a little long, but I did laugh a few times and loved the ending. Also: DAVID TENNANT. I mentioned him, right?

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Eagle vs Shark, starring Loren Taylor (or Horsley?) and Jemaine Clement

The highlight of Lily's day working at a fast food restaurant is when Jarrod comes in for lunch. Unfortunately, as she finds out, Jarrod is an asshole. After they sleep together he takes her to visit his family, an objectively awful group of people who are like the Royal Tenenbaums but without any charm or likability. Oh, and PS, he has a daughter who lives with them. Surprise!

I'm of two minds with this movie. On one hand, it's probably the most Jane Austen-esque contemporary love story I've come across in years (Taylor would make an excellent Anne Elliot), and it is charming and sweet... eventually. On the other hand, getting there is a long damn walk full of scenes that are either boring or painfully awkward. But I guess you could say the same for Austen, so.

high strung
High Strung, starring Keenan Kampa and Nicholas Galitzine

I am not going to tell you this movie is "good," because that would be a lie. The acting is terrible and the dialog is a mess. That said, this might arguably be THE GREATEST MOVIE I HAVE EVER SEEN. There are dance-offs in the subway, a Will Smith lookalike, dueling violins, a talent contest at the end where Everything Happens, and a foodie character named PopTart. I have no idea what the foodie character's purpose in this movie is, other than to make 1 meal, but whatever. Filed under Cheesy Movies Tasha Likes.

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Today's Special, starring Aasif Mandvi, Naseeruddin Shah, Jess Weixler

Samir is the sous chef at a fancy-pants Manhattan restaurant, but when he's passed over for a promotion, he quits and decides to go to Paris to learn from Les Grands Messieurs. When he goes to his parents' dingy Indian restaurant to inform them of his decision, however, his dad has a heart attack and Samir has to stay and keep the restaurant afloat until his dad's back on his feet. This movie is billed as a romcom but it's not, really, unless you count the bromance between Samir and the chef he hires, Akbar. I would have enjoyed it more if it made more sense. Samir's a sous chef, so presumably he knows something about cooking and running a kitchen, yet he doesn't know even the very basics about Indian food. Like I don't know a lot about German food, but I think I could probably fake my way through certain dishes, you know what I mean? And I didn't even go to culinary school! I was also irritated by the ending: Oh, congratulations, you fancied up affordable meals and now you can charge $50 for what used to cost $10, and tasted better.

But other than those two things it was a cute, feel-good movie.

This week in heidenkind:

A bit of a lull in the regular work schedule this week, so I had a chance to finish proofreading the paperback version of The Introvert's Guide to Drinking Alone, and it's now available for purchase on Amazon! You can doodle on it, make origami, use it to prop up a slightly uneven table leg... the possibilities are limitless! Buy yours today!

Also, the Olympics! Of course, it's the summer Olympics, so not quite as exciting as the winter Olympics, but still.

Bonus:

This octopus art (#octoart?) exhibit in Qatar looks really cool.

gallery al riwaq, 2016, Huang Yong Ping, Sea Monster Installation
Huang Yong Ping, Sea Monster, Gallery al Riwaq, Qatar, 2016
Photo by Wen-You Cai of Cai Studio, via Steampunk Tendencies.



Have a great week, everyone!


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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Sunday Snapshot is shocked it's almost August


Currently reading:

The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen: A random library pick because I couldn't force myself to listen to another nonfic book on audio. Not bad so far.

Oishinbo a la Carte by Tetsu Kariya: When I finished The Drops of God I was sad, but this was recommended on both Amazon and Goodreads as another foodie manga to try.

Hello, Wine by Melanie Wagner: Another book spotted while browsing at the library.

Posted:

Last week my list of 10 must-read vampire romance mangas went up on Book Riot, and you can also check out my book and drink pairings over at Book Bloggers International.

Movies:

supermensch
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, directed by Beth Aala (NOT Mike Myers as Wikipedia claims)

In the 1960s, through pure luck and a stash of weed he was willing to share, Shep Gordon befriended Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix immediately got Shep his first job as the manager for Alice Cooper. For the next 40-ish years, Shep Gordon lived a charmed life as the manager to the stars, one of those people who knew everyone in showbiz, but whom the average person had never heard of. Docs like this tend to devolve into an interminable string of name-dropping, but Supermensch doesn't do that at all. Its biggest strength is Gordon himself: I LOVED listening to his stories. He can spin a yarn like nobody's business, and they're all fun and self-deprecating anecdotes about famous people you wish you knew. There are worse ways to spend 80 minutes.

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The Infiltrator, starring Bryan Cranston and other people I'm too lazy to look up at the moment.

Meh. I mean, it was okay, but there were times when the dialog felt like it was missing a whole bunch of context, and a lot of stuff got lost in the shuffle because the script was overly complex. Also, the movie tries to pack an emotional and thematic punch with the "betrayal" of some handsome drug dealer guy whose name I can't even remember, but it never seemed like the Customs agent and he were really close friends, so that was a bit of fail. I did like the big wedding at the end as a plot device, however.

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Star Trek Beyond, starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto

Probably the Trek-iest of the new Star Trek movies so far. It does feel like an extended episode of the original series, but in a good way. There's a theme of mourning–appropriate considering the recent loss of two of the cast members–and self-identity, but also mainly just like, explosions and silly-looking aliens and scifi stuff. I wasn't as, "WOWOWOW, now that's entertainment!" about it as I was with the previous two (it felt like it had baaaaaarely enough energy to keep itself going), but really there's no reason NOT to see this film. A perfect summer popcorn movie, methinks.

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Liberal Arts, starring Josh Radnor and Elizabeth Olsen

Kind of an anti-romantic romantic comedy. Jesse is a college admissions counselor struggling with the existential horrors of adulthood when he's invited back to his old college stomping grounds for the weekend and meets Zibby, a sophomore theater major. Even though the central story in this movie is the romance between Jesse and Zibby, the film's really about aging and confronting the nostalgia that so many people harbor for their college days. The story took a turn near the end that felt like it had been shoved down the filmmakers' throats by an overly-prudish focus group picked out of a PTA meeting, and as a result the conclusion felt tip-toey. But the movie still got its point across. I'd definitely recommend this one!

the 5th wave
The 5th Wave, starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston

In the immediate future, the planet is overtaken by "The Others" (so called because "aliens" was too unimaginative?). After killing off humans with plagues of electromagnetic waves, bird flu, and earthquakes and tsunamis, the Others have taken over human bodies. What will the 5th plague wave bring??? This movie was grittier than I expected, but still pretty silly in that it was fairly clichéd and predictable. The ending was irritating and tbh I wanted a hella lot more angst over the whole Alien Love thing.

This week in heidenkindom:

Things have been pretty quiet on the blog lately, as I've been working and playing hard. Some of the highlights:


  • Finally got my book, The Introvert's Guide to Drinking Alone, ready for release in paperback. It should be available on Amazon in a few days.
  • Went to the top of Pike's Peak. Wobbled around drunk on lack of O2.
  • Got fairly dirty ATVing.
  • Took a photography class.
  • Attended an archaeology lecture.
  • FINALLY had my eye doctor appointment, thank god. These contacts are getting dry, friends.
  • Tried everything to ignore politics.


Subsection: Subscription boxes

I've been doing the subscription box thing again lately, although I've been lazy about taking photos so I haven't been posting about them here much. Most of the boxes have been wine subscriptions, but a few are for other things.

Geek Fuel: I was lured into subscribing to this one when I saw an ad for a "Sherlock-themed box" on Facebook. The box promised $50 worth of stuff, plus a limited-edition T-shirt for $23.90. What I really wanted was a Sherlock t-shirt, obviously. What I got was a Pokémon tee and bunch of other random stuff, like an insanely ugly flower pot. NOTHING in the box had anything to do with Sherlock except for a single-volume graphic novel based on the show. LAME. I threw everything out. Do not recommend.

Mightynest: Honestly, I just wanted the Bee's Wrap. The price was awesome ($3), and unsubscribing was easy.

Club W*: I wasn't expecting a lot from this wine club, but the price was too good to pass up, and y'all know how much I loves taking quizzes. Actually, this box is a pretty good deal, and my favorite of the wine clubs so far. I love the wine tasting videos they include and the app makes rating wines quick and easy. Recommended! *If you click on the link you'll get a free bottle on your first order.

tasting room tasting box

Tasting Room*: I thought the wine tasting bit would be a pain the ass (I'm not sure why), but it was actually really fun! They shipped the wine really fast and the subscription is easy to change or cancel. This one is much pricier than Club W but I only ordered 2 bottles instead of a case. *If you click on the link you'll get the wine tasting box for free, which is actually a pretty good deal.

bright cellars wine subscription

Bright Cellars*: I was lured into trying this one by the word "algorithm." I cannot resist a wine-math combo! The quiz was a little confusing–at once too many and too few options, if you know what I mean–but I do have to give them an A+ in presentation. Their wines arrived prettily wrapped, like presents. Haven't tried the wine yet but I'm looking forward to it. *This is a referral link but I'm not sure if you get anything out of it if you use it. However, if you leave the site without buying and wait a few days, they'll start offering you discounts on your first order via email.

vinebox wine subscription

Vinebox: Probably the only wine subscription I'm going to give a hard no to. They advertize it as "wine by the glass," but the serving sizes are "10 cl." Don't know how much that is? Neither did I. Turns out it's less than 3.5 ounces. Who considers that a decent serving of wine, teetotaling mice?? Also, it's pricey at $35 a month. For that much, the wines better be super wow; instead they were meh. I'm giving this one a cancel.

Bonus:

So I know everyone's into Pokémon Go ATM, but I have a different app that I'm totally obsessed with called Prisma. It takes your ordinary photos and turns them into art! Check out some of these beauties:

Boring hummingbird photo? No more!
A drop of water.
Ladybug on a plant.
FLOWER
Some of the landscape at 12,000 feet.
View from the top of Pike's Peak (14,100 feet)
The Pike's Peak Cog Railway
Much cooler pic of the Tasting Room Wine Tasting box.
Much cooler pic of Vinebox's box.
Much cooler pic of Bright Cellars' box.


Hope you all have a great week!



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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Sunday Snapshot


Currently reading:

The Drops of God, Vol. 2 by Tadashi Agi: Wine talk aside, this manga is really good.

Judgment of Paris by George Taber: One wonders if a blind France vs CA wine tasting with US judges would produce the same results.

Movies watched:

salmon fishing in the yemen
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, and Amr Waked

This movie is pretty silly. For one, I expected a lot more fishing in general and salmon fishing in the Yemen specifically than I got from a movie titled Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. Second of all, this plan to bring salmon to the Yemen doesn't really make sense. If the sheikh is filthy rich and can fly to his awesome estate in Scotland to fish whenever he wants, why go through all the trouble and bother of bringing salmon to an environment that seems anathema to them? Somewhat related: introduction of non-native species! That always turns out well! And, as my dad pointed out, to have salmon swim upstream they'd have to be born in the stream, grow up, swim downstream, then follow their biological imperative to swim back upstream to the place where they were born to spawn. You can't just dump adult salmon into a random river and then watch as they magically swim upstream for no reason.

But with that said, it was an enjoyable movie, and it was nice to watch something where the Middle Eastern characters weren't all evil villains/terrorists.

legion
Legion, starring Paul Bettany, Adrianne Palicki, and the guy from Tokyo Drift

Haaaaaaaaaa. Okay. This movie was actually a lot better than I was expecting based on the 19% rating it has on Rotten Tomatoes. It was still pretty bad, though. I can just imagine the pitch meeting for it: "Picture Terminator with angels instead of cyborgs! The real twist? The angels are the bad guys." EYE ROLL.

Five stars to Paul Bettany, though, for looking hot AF.

This weeks in heidenkindom:

There's been a lot going on, as you can imagine what with the Fourth of July holiday. We went up to visit my aunt for the Fourth, then this weekend I went with my mom to a wine festival. Unfortunately it was 103 degrees outside, all the wines tasted awful, and I felt woozy after about three sips. But I did find a cute t-shirt.

Also, I'm finishing up the final touches on the paperback copy of The Introvert's Guide to Drinking Alone. Soon you'll be able to spill cocktails on a physical book and not just on your ereader!

Enjoy the week, everybody!


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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Sunday Snapshot



Currently reading:

A Study In Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro: Quite enjoyable.

Judgment of Paris by George M Taber: Guys, I think this book might be pretty sexist.

The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads by Tim Wu: Has the potential to be really interesting.

Movies watched:

Independence Day Resurgence, starring Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum

Do you really need a summary for this one? The aliens come back. Against all odds, the human species triumphs. If you were wondering why most of the major stars from the original Independence Day (coughwillsmithcough) aren't in this one, the script should put your questions to rest. All the "inspiring speeches" fall flat and the plot is an exercise in silliness.

My absolute favorite line: "They're drilling to our molten core!!!"


via GIPHY

Bottle Shock, starring Alan Rickman, Chris Pine, and Bill Pullman

I heard about this movie while scanning the Goodreads reviews for Judgment of Paris; they're basically about the same thing, though one isn't based on the other. Alan Rickman gets all the lines, which is as it should be; but do you know what my faaaaaaavorite thing about this movie was? How the one female character's single purpose is to sleep with the guys as a reward for making good wine. And I thought Judgment of Paris was sexist! At least that book didn't replace an actual woman (Spurrier's RL business partner, Patricia Gallagher) with a made-up male character, because hey, we already have two females who talk in this film, let's not confuse people. Great job as usual, Hollywood.

This week in heidenkindom:

Don't forget my cocktail book, The Introvert's Guide to Drinking Alone, comes out TOMORROW! Yeah!! I'm, like super pumped and simultaneously a bit nervous.

If you've missed any of the excerpts I've been linking to on Twitter and Facebook, you can see them all here.

I'm also planning to publish a paperback version, but I have some work to do reformatting for print before I get there.


Have an excellent week, everyone!



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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Sunday Snapshot – Happy Father's Day!

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Woohoo! It's going to hit 100 degrees today which means it's finally summer! I'm super pumped.

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But first, the Sunday Snapshot.

Currently reading:

Marrying Winterborne by Lisa Kleypas: I have never DNF'd a Kleypas book in my life, but I almost did this one. It is moving SO. FREAKING. SLOWLY. Is it the goal of romance publishers to make readers feel like they're watching paint dry? Because it certainly feels like that sometimes.

Judgment of Paris by George M Taber: I actually wanted to read Shadows in the Vineyard, but my library didn't have that in ebook, so I decided to try this one while waiting for Shadows to come in on hold.

Posted:

Go to Book Riot to check out four recent reviews of books about art crime! There's also my list of recommended rosé wines perfect for summer.

Movies watched:

somm into the bottle
Somm: Into the Bottle, directed by Jason Wise

The sequel to Somm, which focuses more on the wines somms love than the sommeliers themselves. I'll admit I got a little bored during the last half hour, but I learned a lot from this documentary anyway. The best part of the whole film is seeing super-rare and expensive bottles opened and tasted, like a 1969 Dom Ruinart (only 18 left in the world) or a 1966 Mondavi, the first wine Mondavi produced. Since this is probably the closest I'll ever get to tasting such wines, I enjoyed it.

the birth of sake
The Birth of Saké, directed by Erik Shirai

This film is in Japanese with English subtitles, and I know what you're thinking: I don't want to read a movie. Well, I don't blame you, but there are two reasons you should watch this film anyway. One, the cinematography is absolutely gorgeous. Who knew rice could look so beautiful. And two, there are a whole bunch of man feels going on in this movie. Also, I bet you dollars to donuts after you watch this you'll appreciate your next drink of saké 1000x more, because that is a shit ton of work, people!

chef's table
Chef's Table, Season 2

Season the second of Chef's Table is now available on Netflix, and it's much better than the first season. For one, there's a lot more diversity. Even though many of the chefs trained in the US, they cook different styles of cuisine in different parts of the world, and one is entirely self-taught. There are even two female chefs! We are getting dangerously close to equality here, people. And for two, none of the chefs came across as narcissitic arseholes, which was helpful.

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What Happened, Miss Simone?, directed by Liz Garbus

Watched this one because my mom was like, "Why does everything we watch have to be about food?" Nina Simone is a name familiar to anyone with even a passing interest in jazz, not to mention the Civil Rights Movement of the '60s. But despite her talent and prestige, Simone abruptly disappeared from the public eye only to reemerge close to the end of her life living as practically a beggar in Paris. So what happened? You can probably take a wild guess and land on the answer, but that doesn't mean the film isn't worth watching for its portrayal, which is the perfect balance of sympathetic and unflinchingly honest.

This week[s] in heidenkindom:

Another busy few weeks down the drain. This week I was under deadline to get the final version of my upcoming book, The Introvert's Guide to Drinking Alone, uploaded on Amazon (if you don't do it by the deadline they revoke your publishing privileges for a year), so I was occupied mostly with that. Remind me when I write another book to do it in an HTML editor, because formatting something for an ebook after writing it in a typical word processing program is a N I G H T M A R E. But! I got it done, so whew.

The week before last, I went up to the Denver Art Museum for the press preview of Women of Abstract Expressionism. This the first ever (!) art exhibit to focus exclusively on female abstract expressionists. It's really cool. Here are a few photo highlights:

women of abstract expressionism

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Joan Mitchell and Lee Krasner rooms.

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Helen Frankenthaler room.

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Detail from Incision by Jay Defeo.

all green by mary abbott
All Green by Mary Abbott.

autumn leaves by ethel schwabacher
Autumn Leaves by Ethel Schwabacher.

pennington i pellham ii by ethel schwabacher
Pennington I/Pellham II by Ethel Schwabacher (she was my favorite).

woman by judith godwin
Woman by Judith Godwin.

Bonus:

This is pretty dang cool: a painting of a prehistoric octopus made from squid ink discovered in a 95-million-years-old fossil!



Have an excellent week, everyone!



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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Sunday Snapshot is Going Outside!


After I finish this post.

Currently reading:

The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater: That bromance is way more serious than I thought.
The Passion of the Purple Plumeria by Lauren Willig: The fact that this is such a long-running series quite frankly confuses me at this point, but I'm enjoying it.

Movies watched:

money monster
Money Monster, starring George Clooney, Kyle Budwell, and Julia Roberts

Lee Gates' financial show, Money Monster, is more about making noise than providing real information about Wall Street. But all that changes when apparent Southie Jack O'Connell takes him hostage and demands answers for Gates' poor financial advice.

This is a "thriller with a message," and for the most part I liked it. But honestly the message is so muddled, and the way the script plays out is so unrealistic, that by the end it's kind of a dud. Also, George Clooney is way too inherently charming to play a sleazy Jim Cramer type. Was Paul Giamatti super busy making Centurylink commercials or what? On the plus side, I will say that Julia Roberts does a FANTASTIC job.

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For Grace, directed by Mark Helenowski and Kevin Pang

This foodie documentary purports to follow the opening of famous Chicago chef Curtis Duffy's new restaurant, Grace. But actually it's more about Duffy, overcoming obstacles, and finding family.

When I read Candace's review of this movie at Beth Fish Reads, she warned me I would cry. But I was like, "Pshaw, I'm an emotional rock. I'm not going to cry over some schmancy fancy chef's restaurant."

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Yeah, you're gonna cry. And if you are or have been a teacher, you will UGLY cry. I'm talking snot running down your down your nose, hiccupping, puffy eyes, the whole bit.

I guess what I'm saying here is don't watch this while you're commuting on the train. But do watch it.

This week[s] in heidenkindom:

Hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend! (If you live in the US. If not, I hope you had a good regular weekend.) Mine was pretty nice. The power kept going out, which meant I absolutely could not work on anything and had to spend a bunch of time outside. Woohoo!

I love this time of year. I love going outside and feeling like I'm walking into a furnace. I know, I'm weird.

Bonus:

Anyway, the one big project I've been working on the past two weeks that I want to share with y'all is my cocktail book, The Introvert's Guide to Drinking Alone, is now available for preorder on Amazon. w00t w00t! The scheduled release date is June 27th. Take a peek at it if you wanna.

the introvert's guide to drinking alone cover


Have an excellent week, everyone!



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