Reading Rarities: 1909 Sears Catalogue

Remember Sears' Wish Book? Us kids used to look forward to that thing all year long and when the Christmas season came around we would pore over it meticulously, looking with big eyes at the pages and pages of toys. There might have been some linens, or clothes, or electronics. or other grownup stuff in … Continue reading Reading Rarities: 1909 Sears Catalogue

Wakey, Wakey

One of my all-time favorite holiday movies is 1995's While You Were Sleeping. I remember when this came out my guy friends were telling me I should go see it. Guys and rom-coms don't always mix, but the film is such a fun one anyone can talk about it and not lose street cred. Those who know … Continue reading Wakey, Wakey

On the Sidelines

And off we go... So we're here to discuss M. Emmet Walsh, namely, his role in 1997's My Best Friend's Wedding. Walsh's part is microscopic, but he still makes a fine contribution to a classic rom-com. Julianne (Julia Roberts) is a food critic on the line of James Beard. When she eats at a restaurant, the staff … Continue reading On the Sidelines