Archives for: "April 2008"

Blue Duck Tavern - Washington, D.C.

April 30th, 2008
The Blue Duck Tavern welcomes you with wholesome American fare prepared through simple, time-honored cooking methods such as roasting, braising, preserving and smoking. The new contemporary neighborhood tavern, designed by Tony Chi, evokes the warmth… more »

American Gods - Neil Gaiman

April 29th, 2008
Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident. Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the plane, a… more »

April 28th, 2008
What are you going to do when it doesn't matter what you say? more »

Wine of the Month - May, 2008

April 24th, 2008
2006 Chateau Bianca Pinot Noir | Discuss it | more »

Movie of the Month - May, 2008

April 23rd, 2008
Introducing the Dwights Tim (Khan Chittendon) is your average teenager who comes from a very un-average home. His mom, Jean (Brenda Blethyn), is a struggling stand-up comedian trying to burst into the big time with help of her other son, Mark (Richard… more »

April 22nd, 2008
Joe Oramas: It's the librarian fantasy, man. Glasses off, hair down, books flying. Finbar McBride: She doesn't wear glasses. Olivia Harris: Well, buy her some, it's worth it. more »

Book of the Month - May, 2008

April 21st, 2008
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, this stunning debut collection unerringly charts the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations. "A writer of… more »

April 19th, 2008
A vision in pink and lace came down the steps from the gym floor and sat down beside me. Melba June Monroe, an eleventh grader, looked me over. She was a pretty girl. I had always liked her. "Hi, Sonny," she cooed. "Boy is my date boring. I don't even… more »

Shutter Island - Dennis Lehane

April 18th, 2008
Summer, 1954. U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Along with his partner, Chuck Aule, he sets out to find an escaped patient, a murderess named Rachel Solando, as a hurricane… more »

April 16th, 2008
Because it's the midwest, no one really glitters because no one has to, it's more a dull shine, like frequently used silverware. We were all presentable enough, but almost no one was making any kind of statement. Out here in Michigan, the real style is… more »