Brunch & Bad Boys

On Sunday afternoon, I attended a very fun kind of brunch where your stomach hurts from laughter, large quantities of rich food and mimosas. We celebrated my dear friend Sarah at a newer restaurant on North Avenue, quite close to Wells Street. Two Lights Seafood & Oyster has been around only seven months and apparently,… Continue reading Brunch & Bad Boys

Lorena

In order to distract myself from a rather awful string of luck at work, I decided to dive head first into Amazon Prime's four-part docu-series, Lorena, about the sensational case of Lorena and John Wayne Bobbitt. I was first made aware of this by the guys of Last Podcast on the Left in one of… Continue reading Lorena

Free Solo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urRVZ4SW7WU On President's Day, I made a rare excursion to the movie theatre to see a movie I was only made aware of the day before, called Free Solo. Produced by National Geographic, this film documents professional rock climber, Alex Honnold's, successful ascent to the top of El Capitan's 900-metre vertical rock face, located in… Continue reading Free Solo

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes | A Review

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes is a new release on Netflix, created and directed by Joe Berlinger. The four part series further explores infamous serial killer Ted Bundy who was active in seven American states from the years 1974 to 1979 and has upwards of 30 murdered victims, some of whom are… Continue reading Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes | A Review

New Netflix Recs

Let me start by mentioning a woke up with my bathroom ceiling caving in and leaking water this morning. On top of stress I'm dealing with, this was not the surprise I wanted to deal with first thing on a Sunday. It further supports the notion that I ought to move when my lease is… Continue reading New Netflix Recs

“Apostle” – A Review

Apostle is a horror film now streaming on Netflix. Directed by Gareth Evans, the film stars the great Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex) as the fire and brimstone prophet  and religious cult leader, Malcolm. Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey, Beauty & The Beast) plays Thomas Richardson, a former Christian missionary turned possible drug addict. He receives a… Continue reading “Apostle” – A Review

Food, Family, Fun

This weekend was full of three things. Ready for some corny alliteration? Food Family Fun Let me elaborate... On Friday night, I was in bed binge watching Season 4 of Schitt's Creek on Netflix. It's incredibly funny and very sweet. I highly recommend this show for an uplifting and hilarious end of day viewing. Dan… Continue reading Food, Family, Fun

The Tale

On Saturday night, I went to visit and sleepover at my dear friend Arie's newer home in Evanston. We had a girl's night, which included face masks by Tony Moly, delicious and very healthy snacks prepared by Arie, and a couple of movies interrupted frequently by our typical disjointed chats, talking about everything in our… Continue reading The Tale

Megan’s Horror Movie Marathon! (Curated by Bill Freeman)

Do you ever stare at the multitude of options on Netflix? Do you scroll through and look at all the little synposes and thumbnails trying to decide if it's worthwhile, but ultimately accomplishing nothing? Well, I've been there more than a few times. Luckily, I am related to a film buff, with a particular expertise… Continue reading Megan’s Horror Movie Marathon! (Curated by Bill Freeman)