Category Archives: Movies

Travel trends: Taking Air Hobbit to Middle-earth

Have you seen the latest billboard for the new Peter Jackson movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey? It’s on an airplane. Air New Zealand has decked out one of its jets with a giant decal inspired by the movie. It’ll … Continue reading

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Dates on a plane? Eeek!

To the best of my knowledge, Mr. & Mrs. Facebook didn’t meet this way. But it may become as routine as booking that airplane seat online. Picking a seat mate by viewing his or her Facebook or LinkedIn profile. With … Continue reading

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Barnabas Collins is dead! Long live Barnabas Collins!

Dick Clark, Levon Helm, and now… Jonathan Frid. Who? Long before Twilight, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood, White Fang (sorry, just had to slip Soupy Sales in there), there was a 1960s TV show called Dark Shadows. You might … Continue reading

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Too late to escape Biggest Loser Resort

It was all I could do to get out of bed to make my longest commute ever to a gym: From PA to LA. When I left Philly airport for The Biggest Loser Resort in Malibu, it was sunny and … 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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‘The Help’ missing a key ingredient

With Oscar just around the corner, I decided to see another Best Picture nominee I hadn’t gotten to: The Help. Besides, I’d heard about the chocolate pie that was central to the story, and I wanted an excuse to bake … Continue reading

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Why can’t all airports be like this? Sigh.

It was the perfect airport moment, short of having the Beach Boys singing God Only Knows while greeting your peeps like they did in Love Actually. (Yeah, I like a shot of sickeningly sweet every now and then. And I’m … Continue reading

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