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Movie Review – Spy

I was going to call Spy a “by-the-numbers, formulaic spoof of the spy genre with no surprises.” It’s hard to say that, though, about a film that — not once, but twice — fills the entire IMAX screen with the image of an...

Are You Losing Your Life to Shadow Work?

Today, Amazon.com recommendations led me to one of the most terrifying books I’ve read in a long time. And be advised: this is one of those books that, once you read it, irreversibly transforms the way you see the world. Shadow Work is the...

I Find No Fault with San Andreas

In San Andreas — this year’s strongest contender for Best Picture — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson gives the performance of his career — Oh, who am I kidding? No one going to San Andreas is expecting anything Oscar...

48 Hours in Atlanta with the Apple Watch

Some observations, forty-eight hours into a relationship with Apple’s Watch: Think of the Watch as an extension of your iPhone. Your iPhone is still working away down there in your pocket, of course, because it’s handling a lot of the...

Maggie (2015)

As movies go, Maggie is pretty much doomed. Adults looking for a gentle, emotional film that explores tough questions will be turned away by the fact the movie stars Arnold Schwarzenegger. Teens looking for a zombie-laden slaughterfest will be...

ThunderLeash No-Pull Leash

Sunny Day walks pretty well on a leash these days — except when we encounter birds, people, or other dogs. Then, inevitably, he wants to strain and pull forward on his leash. In these situations, controlling 40 pounds of pure muscle can be a...

American Flatbread (Burlington, VT)

It’s always nice when Trip Advisor steers us right, and this is the case when it steers us to American Flatbread, where the local cider is cold and the pizza is piping hot (a good thing, on a day when the high is around seven degrees). My...