Archives for: "April 2009"

Beer of the Month - May, 2009

April 29th, 2009
Saison Dupont | Discuss it | more »

Wine of the Month - May, 2009

April 27th, 2009
2007 A to Z Pinot Gris | Discuss it | more »

Photo Theme of the Month - May, 2009

April 23rd, 2009
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Book of the Month - May, 2009

April 22nd, 2009
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Aldous Huxley's tour de force, Brave New World is a darkly satiric vision of a "utopian" future—where humans are genetically bred and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively serve a ruling order. A powerful work of… more »

April 21st, 2009
No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and how dear to his heart and eye the morning can be. more »

Movie of the Month - May, 2009

April 20th, 2009
The Quiet American The acclaimed performances of two-time Academy Award winner Michael Caine (Best Supporting Actor: The Cider House Rules, 1999; Hannah and Her Sisters, 1986) and Brendan Fraser (The Mummy, Gods and Monsters) power a stylish political… more »

April 13th, 2009
Auggie Wren: If you can't share your secrets with your friends then what kind of friend are you? Paul Benjamin: Exactly... life just wouldn't be worth living. more »

2006 Kiwi Red Pinot Noir

April 10th, 2009
This was the first pinot I have had from New Zealand, a wine country popular primarily for its Sauvignon Blanc. I was excited to try another varietal from the area. This was a very fragrant wine. It smells good and tastes good. My only complaint is that… more »

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

April 9th, 2009
A new book from one of the few authors who can get me to read non-fiction: Jon Krakauer. The bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven delivers a stunning, eloquent account of a remarkable young man’s haunting… more »

April 8th, 2009
"People try so hard to believe in leaders now, pitifully hard. But we no sooner get a popular reformer or politician or soldier or writer or philosopher -- a Roosevelt, a Tolstoi, a Wood, a Shaw, a Nietzsche, than the cross-currents of criticism was him… more »