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What Is Gangnam Style? Gangnam Style T-Shirts
I recently saw some people dancing to it somewhere (on TV). It's the kind of dance, like macarena, that will probably get to be a mainstay at parties.
Mira, 3 days ago
My Favorite Brands for Comfy Shoes
Mira, Very nice! My favorites are Hush Puppies and Okabashi. Have you ever tried the latter?
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
In Praise of Chick Lit
Mira, Very nice! One of the appeals of chick lit, in book and film form, well may be the vignettes of current events, language and style.
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
My Ideal Bookstore
Mira, Very nice! My ideal bookstore follows your floor plan but looks like a cavern with cave art, Flintstone-like furnishings, Frank Lloyd Wright-like floors and skylights. But I haven't figured out what to do about the moisture!
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
How to Save Money on Books at Bookstores, Online, and Elsewhere
Mira, Very nice! Libraries in the United States regularly have book sales as part of their community outreach and fundraising activities. Public libraries sometimes leave water-damaged books in free, grab piles but tend to charge for as many ...
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
Blue Roots (Profiles in Canadian Blues Music): Brandon Isaak
Love this article Brandon...thanks for sharing!
Dovey, 3 days ago
Cute Valentine's Day Gifts for Her
Mira, Very nice! In particular, I like something that can be pulled out from a growing special-day collection, for donating, selling in garage and yard sales or using over and over again. For example, retro and vintage tees always are in demand!
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
Inspirational Quote Rings in Affordable Sterling Silver
Mira, Very nice! My favorite is the quote -- that appears in "Soul Surfer" -- from Jeremiah. In another direction, messages on rings always make me think of how the writing on the inside of a ring altered the trajectory of Joseph Cotten's ...
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
David Lean’s Brief Encounter (1945), Based on a Noël Coward’s Play: Film Review
Mira, Nice review! It's always a good bet to go through the Criterion Collection, where one of my all-time favorite films is Peter Weir's "The Last Wave" with Richard Chamberlain. P.S. Good use of the word "git," one of those great slang words ...
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
About a Boy, by Nick Hornby: A Delightful Read
Mira, Nice review! It's always fun to read a book and see the movie version or vice versa. So many people say that they always prefer the book in such a case. In another direction, that kind of an interaction makes me think of one of my ...
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
Hilary and Jackie (1998): A Hugely Engrossing Film
Mira, Very nice! One of my favorite recordings is Beethoven's 70th, with Daniel Barenboim on piano, Jacqueline du Pré on cello and Pinchas Zukerman (!) on violin.
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
Improve Your Conversational Skills in Foreign Languages Fast
My son spent a couple of years teaching English as a second language in Cordoba.
frankbeswick, 3 days ago
About a Boy (2002), with Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult: Movie Review
Mira, Nice review! "Music and Lyrics," mentioned by your guest commenter, ranks among my favorite Hugh Grant films since it epitomizes the way he puts work into what looks effortless. As Richard Harrison once said, "Everyone underestimates the ...
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
The End of the Affair (1999), with Ralph Fiennes and Julianne Moore: A Film Review
Mira, Nice review! "The Quiet American" is the book that I go back to in Graham Green's literary output. Both the older and the recent versions of "The End of the Affair" and "The Quiet American" merit purchase, viewing and re-viewing even ...
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago
Husbands and Wives (1992), by Woody Allen: Movie Review
Mira, Nice review! Sydney Pollack is one of my favorite actors because he's silent film-style in the way he uses his eyes, with an economy of gesture, and fine stage-style in the way he uses that beautiful voice.
DerdriuMarriner, 3 days ago

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