Archives for: "July 2008"

Wine of the Month - August, 2008

July 31st, 2008
2006 Emiliana Natura Carmenère | Discuss it | more »

The 2008 Man Booker Prize (Nominees)

July 30th, 2008
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction represents the very best in contemporary fiction (from the UK, Ireland, and the Commonwealth). One of the world’s most prestigious awards, and one of incomparable influence, it continues to be the pinnacle of ambition… more »

July 29th, 2008
People like it when you tell them things, in suitable portions, in a modest, intimate tone, and they think they know you, but they do not, they know about you, for what they are let in on are facts, not feelings, not what your opinion is about anything… more »

Beer of the Month - August, 2008

July 28th, 2008
Blue Moon Honey Moon Summer Ale | Discuss it | more »

The Dancer Upstairs

July 25th, 2008
This taut political thriller set in Latin America marks John Malkovich's explosive directorial debut. Academy Award nominee Javier Bardem (Best Actor, 2000 - Before Night Falls) stars as legit policeman Agustin Rejas, who faces the greatest challenge of… more »

July 24th, 2008
John Myers: What makes a man a man? A friend of mine once wondered. Is it his origins? The way he comes to life? I don't think so. It's the choices he makes. Not how he starts things, but how he decides to end them. more »

Recipe of the Month - August, 2008

July 23rd, 2008
Corn Vichyssoise 4 cups water 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 6 ears of corn-kernels cut off the cobs and cobs broken in half 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced 1/4 cup dry vermouth salt and pepper… more »

Movie of the Month - August, 2008

July 22nd, 2008
Charlie Bartlett Anton Yelchin (Alpha Dog) stars as Charlie Bartlett, who has been kicked out of every private school he ever attended. And now that he's moved on to public school, he's simply getting pummeled. But when Charlie discovers that the kids… more »

July 21st, 2008
Undercover Brother: Are you telling me there really is a "Man?" Conspiracy Brother: What do you think? Things don't just happen by accident! Sometimes people - mostly white people - make things happen! Undercover Brother: So the conspiracies we've… more »

Book of the Month - August, 2008

July 18th, 2008
Teacher Man: A Memoir by Frank McCourt Nearly a decade ago Frank McCourt became an unlikely star when, at the age of sixty-six, he burst onto the literary scene with Angela's Ashes, the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir of his childhood in Limerick,… more »