Denny’s ‘New and Improved’ Coffee

Denny’s ‘New and Improved’ Coffee

Alternate titles to this entry include: "When cardboard is a flavor profile" and "Free coffee not nearly worth what I paid."
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Zero Dark Thirty: A Thrilling Return to Form for Bigelow

Zero Dark Thirty: A Thrilling Return to Form for Bigelow

Kathryn Bigelow’s first feature film since her award-winning effort, "The Hurt Locker," returns to the Middle East-- but this time its focus is less the front lines and more the back rooms, the CIA operatives hunting for Osama bin Laden.
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…But We Keep It All Inside

…But We Keep It All Inside

Early in U.S. History, synagogues were designed to look like other civic buildings. If you passed by a synagogue, you might think you were strolling past a bank. Maybe that has a similar root cause to why Jews tend to decorate the interior of their homes for the holidays; rarely the exterior.
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‘Queen of Versailles': Money, Greed, Excess (Perfect Holiday Film?)

‘Queen of Versailles': Money, Greed, Excess (Perfect Holiday Film?)

The Queen of Versailles (directed by Lauren Greenfield) is an excellent, fascinating, compelling documentary about money, greed, excess, and ultimately what all that does to a person.
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What Is Your Favorite Word and Why?

What Is Your Favorite Word and Why?

An essay topic -- "'What is your favorite word and why?" -- made me angry. After all, it’s a trick question. There’s no right way to answer it.
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Halloween Jack O’Lantern, Mug Style

Halloween Jack O’Lantern, Mug Style

Hard to love anything as much as we do coffee. But Halloween comes close. And where the two meet? Here's our Mug 'O Lantern.
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