In Defense of Matt Lauer

Yesterday's keruffle over Matt Lauer's dubious line of questioning with  Mary Barra, the first female CEO of automotive giant GM, on the Today Show gave Lauer haters new fuel. (In a nutshell, he asked Barra if she thought she could be both a good CEO and a good Mom.  You know, just like he always Continue Reading

I Met Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman

And I met Eddie Redmayne, and Amanda Seyfried, and Samantha Barks, and even Sir Cameron Macintosh. Well, maybe I didn't meet them -- I "met" them.  As in, I sat in a small audience of journalists and bloggers about forty of us), they sat on a slightly elevated platform, and I got to ask them some Continue Reading

Les Miserables: What am I missing?

Les Miserables

Anne Hathaway is fantastic in Les Miserables, the movie that seems poised to be the mega-hit of the holiday season.  Sacha Baron Cohen is a charming rake and looks like he's having a ball. Director Tom Hooper's decision to have the songs sung live was a terrific risk that turned out terrifically.  Continue Reading

I’m SO Connected: Western Digital and Me

Oh, the life of a blogger -- you have to go to press junkets where Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway answer your questions.  You're forced to check out hip salons like Blow (thanks MomTrends) where they absolutely make you get your hair done, fix your makeup, and serve you cocktails. And you have to be Continue Reading