I was having a bad Saturday, and I couldn’t pinpoint why. A dream about an ex that lingered all day? A hubristic attempt at a knitting project well above my skill level? Yet another atmospheric river drowning my hopes for a Nor-Cal hike?
Whatever the reason, I decided to self-soothe with a TV binge. Creamerie is (currently) one short, six-episode season of speculative fiction, released in 2021.… read more.
Happy birthday to the one and only Sofia Coppola! Today we’re celebrating this legendary filmmaker.
Sofia Coppola is an American screenwriter, director and actor who is known for her strong aesthetics as well as nuanced and empathetic portrayals of her characters. Though her films span a wide range of time periods, subject matters and color palettes, they always feel distinctly “Sofia,” making her one of the true auteurs of our time. … read more.
On this day in 2011, the iconic movie Bridesmaids was released. Taking a quirky cast of characters through pre-wedding celebrations and eventually to the big ceremony, the world of Bridesmaids would not be possible without the costumes designed by the brilliant Leesa Evans.
Leesa Evans is an American costume designer who has contributed to some of the most iconic films of the past few decades, and whose designs remain memorable to viewers for years after watching one of her films. … read more.
Happy Mother’s Day Mommy. Happy Mother’s Day to all of you Mamas out there too!
Loretta Lynn via Instagram (5/19/15)
Guest Post by Lisa Siegrist
It seems only fitting on this Mother’s Day to pay tribute to Loretta Lynn—country music icon and mother of six—who died last year on October 4, 2022. Since this is the first year in decades that her own voice will be silent on this day, we will sing about her on behalf of women in audiences everywhere.… read more.
“You can’t be lonely,/ after all, if you’re not inside yourself,” poet Maggie Millner writes in her debut book, Couplets. “You can’t be dwelling if you’re somewhere else.”
Guest Post by Catherine Sawoski
As we close out National Poetry Month, it is more than appropriate to highlight an up-and-coming poet who is taking the poetry scene by storm.… read more.