Lauren Graham fans rejoice! Sheâ€™s back with another bookâ€”but this time itâ€™s not fiction. Talking as Fast as I Can is a collection of personal essays on everything from her unconventional early childhood to her successful adulthood through to, you guess it, the recent Gilmore Girls reboot.
I stayed at my mom’s house this weekend, so IÂ commuted into ManhattanÂ this morningÂ from my hometown ofÂ Rockaway Beach, Queens. It’s a long but spectacular ride on the MTA’sÂ A train. AsÂ the trainÂ leavesÂ Rockaway and the shores of the Atlantic Ocean behind, itÂ crossesÂ over Jamaica BayÂ into theÂ bordering townÂ ofÂ Broad Channel. When IÂ looked out the train window as we pulled into Broad Channel station, IÂ recalled my experience meetingÂ Tara Clancy and reading her new memoirÂ The Clancys of Queens.Â Â Read more
â€śIâ€™ve devoted myself to stories,â€ť says Mara Wilson in the beginning of her new collection of essays, Where Am I Now? From childhood to adolescence to adulthood, Wilson deftly covers a range of universal life moments in an appealing and relatable voice. Read more
Music icon Dave Stewart talks about cracking up in the studio while reading anecdotes about clam chowder . . . And a flying plum.
Full disclosure: I love Drew Barrymore!Â Sheâ€™s been one of my favorite actresses ever since I first watched E.T. as a small child.Â And by â€śwatched,â€ť I mean that I completely balled my eyes out the entire time E.T. couldnâ€™t get home. My next Drew Barrymore cinematic experience occurred when I was 10 years old.Â I watched in fascination as Barrymore transformed into one of my favorite fairytale characters, Cinderella, in Ever After and actually showed the prince a thing or two about rescuing.Â That was followed by Never Been Kissed, Charlieâ€™s Angels, 50 First Dates, and a whole bunch of other amazing movies that I, unfortunately, donâ€™t have the time or space to list. Read more
Iâ€™m fairly certain that, at one time or another, weâ€™ve all thought about our celebrity doppelganger. Or have had a doppelganger thrust upon us by some Read more