Category Archives: Behind the scenes

Behind the Scenes: M*A*S*H

Need to take a break to finish up a project. But wanted to quickly share another find from my Biggest Loser Resort adventure. One of the group hikes led to the site where the TV series M*A*S*H was filmed. (Always … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: ‘The Descendants’

Did The Descendants have you lusting to go off into the gaw-jus Hawaiian sunset with Matt King (George Clooney)? Or at least to want to hang out with him and the kids a little longer? What I most liked about … Continue reading

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Held captive by ‘Homeland’

I’ve been taking a little break and, I confess, losing myself in the Showtime series Homeland. Yeah, I’m way late to the game,  as I usually am. Because I used to work nights back in the day, I never saw … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: ‘Out of Africa’

If there had been no Karen Blixen, we wouldn’t have been treated to Meryl Streep and Robert Redford frolicking around in Out of Africa. The movie, like so many others based on a true story, sticks somewhat to the truth. … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: Asheville, NC, in the movies

Hollywood’s taken advantage of Asheville’s pretty charms many a time. The lake that figured so prominently in Dirty Dancing — where Patrick Swayze gave Jennifer Grey a lift — is said to be Lake Lure, about a half-hour from the … Continue reading

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Florida that’s more Deep South than South Beach

A trip back in time to Civil War days.  With houses built by Confederate troops and lunch is real Southern, not Cracker Barrel. Where the Georgia Bulldogs rule. And the paper mill is as big an employer as tourism. Welcome … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: ‘Sopranos’ finale

Everyone on The Sopranos has long since moved on to other projects (Nurse Jackie and Entourage, which also bit the dust tonight.) But fans still swarm the place where Tony Soprano bought the onion rings and then the farm. Including … Continue reading

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