evaCHILL Provides Ultrapersonal Cooling

Whatever you may believe about global climate change, you have undoubtedly had the experience of wanting some cool air around you. Air conditioning is expensive and a massive drain ... Continue Reading →

“ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY” FEATURING STACEY ABRAMS – A TIMELY DOCUMENTARY

As we race toward the most tumultuous Presidential election in memory, along comes a vibrant film documenting the often opaque efforts at voter suppression. Much like the stunning “13th” ... Continue Reading →

Rodney Foster Combines His Taste for Elegance and His Entrepreneurial Flair to Launch a Line of Fine Wines

Warm wine has not exactly set the US wine market on fire (despite that poor metaphor), but Rodney Foster aims to change that. He was in St Moritz in the winter of 2011 on vacation, ... Continue Reading →

Games During the Clampdown

We have all experienced an increase in board games, card games and other at-home activities during these strange days. I have written before about other great activities, and here are ... Continue Reading →

The Cuban – Film Review

The opening credit sequence is comprised of evocative watercolor images of Havana. The splashes of color and bubbly Cuban rhythms set the stage. Lou Gossett, Jr plays Luis, a dementia ... Continue Reading →

HELMUT NEWTON: THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL

In an ironic convergence of timing, this new documentary becomes available at about the same time it was announced his favorite haunt would become a private club. The opening and closing ... Continue Reading →

RADIOACTIVE – Film Review

In flashback, like many a good biographical film, Madame Curie reflects on her early days as a struggling scientist. Kicked out of her laboratory, the feisty (and unmarried) Polish ... Continue Reading →

Documentary Review: Creem – “America’s Only Rock and Roll Magazine.”

  A year before Creem launched, Rolling Stone launched. Both publications grabbed their name from British bands. Dave Marsh called Detroit as the ugliest part of the universe, ... Continue Reading →