Coming to NY to See a Show? Top 10 Things you need to know before you go.

Just so you know I know what I'm talking about: that's me and Idina Menzel!

Just so you know I know what I’m talking about: that’s me and Idina Menzel!

Theatre season in New York is in full swing.  New shows are opening, revivals are selling out.  (I’m desperate to see the well reviewed revivals of Side Show, and On The Town and super curious about Stalking the Bogeyman at New World Stages, bummed I missed Found at Atlantic Theatre Company, and SO looking forward to Wolf Hall this spring.) With the new season comes a new crop of theatre goers who have NO IDEA WHAT THEY’RE DOING.

So I’ve reached back into the archives, updated an old (and very popular post) to help a new crowd of theatre goers not behave in ways that make us veterans  (I’m even a Drama Desk Award nominee!) want to KILL them.

You’re welcome.

1. Brush your teeth. Sounds obvious, but you’d be amazed. Ditto deodorant.

2. Brush your hair.  If you’re tall, it’s one thing.  No one likes to see Yao Ming scooting his way into the row directly in front of them, but it’s not like there’s a whole lot he can do about being circus-freak tall.  But if it’s just your ginormous hairdo, here’s a tip: TONE IT DOWN.Continue Reading

Get VAVAVoom Hair with Women’s Rogaine: Giveaway!

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I was asked to participate in the #rogainevolume campign, sponsored by Women’s ROGAINE. Although I have been compensated, as always all opinions are my own.The original tagline of my blog was “If  40′s the new 30, someone forgot to tell my thighs.”  At this point, I’ve been blogging so long that 40 seems downright youthful. […]

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Krusteaz: Easy #FlatbreadMix GIVEAWAY


I am not much of  a baker.  Sure, I make Banana Bread for the #bakeithappen breast cancer campaign, but really, The Worlds Best Brisket is more my style. Baking is so…well, precise.  And I’m more of a slap it all together kind of girl. So I was happy to get an email from the folks […]

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Bake it Happen for Breast Cancer Awareness


Last week I had my yearly mammogram.  Usually, I don’t think much about it.  It’s just something that I do.  In fact, I worry more about getting all the way across town than I do about the results of my test.  This year, however, when my doctor disappeared for longer than usual, I suddenly got […]

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I Miss My Car

In the annals of reality television, perhaps no show is as weird as My Strange Addiction, the show about people addicted to things like eating toilet paper, eating glass, licking their cats.  Really.  But one of the weirdest — and one of the only episodes I’ve ever seen – featured a man who was having “an […]

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