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Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
  • Showbiz Analysis with Teri Polo
    Teri Polo will forever be remembered for her winning role as Pam Byrnes in Meet the Parents (2000) and Meet the Fockers (2004), but the busy actress hasn't slowed down when it comes to film and television features. She recently joined me for my podcast Whine At 9 to discuss her Hollywood career and starring […]
  • 22 Jump Street, Little Big Planet 3, Grand Theft Auto V & This Week's Best New Blu-ray, DVD & Video Game Releases
    This week in home entertainment is a huge one for video games, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t also some noteworthy Blu-ray titles hitting store shelves. Genre fans will love the classic horror releases (The Bubble 3D, Christmas Evil, The Dark Half, and Monkey Shines) and even a modern horror gem (Housebound). Criterion Collection has a new Blu-ray […]
  • Jon Stewart Gets Real
    By Beverly Keel When a teacher asked Jon Stewart's then-8-year-old son, Nathan, to write a story about his hero, he didn't choose Martin Luther King Jr. or Abraham Lincoln, or a grandparent. He chose Maziar Bahari. Not exactly a household name, Bahari, an Iranian-Canadian BBC journalist, was imprisoned and tortured for 118 days for his […]
  • Eastbound And Surround And Drown: Jeremy Collins On His Big Survivor Blindside
    The word “blindside” is used so liberally on Survivor that it’s almost lost all meaning. When every vote is a blindside, no vote is a blindside. Until there’s a blindside. Last night, apparent Survivor: San Juan del Sur – Blood vs Water frontrunner Jeremy Collins was blindsided, big-time. He wasn’t the only one. Viewers were […]
  • Showbiz Analysis with Jane Seymour
      The stars in Hollywood often shine bright, but it is rare when one sparkles for decades. So I was thrilled to catch up with Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress, producer, artist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist Jane Seymour for my podcast Whine At 9 to discuss her non-stop career and role in the Hallmark Channel's new […]
  • Gail Simmons on Her Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes and Top Chef‘s New Wrinkle
    Want to know how much Gail Simmons wanted food to be her career? Even though she was a journalist writing about food at home in Toronto and Montreal, she decided that, when she moved to New York, she’d go to culinary school. That led her to working with the world’s leading chefs, along with everything […]
  • Carrie Ann Inaba's DWTS Blog: Who Went Home?
    It is the end of an era. The era of Feel Good Tommy Chong has come to a sad ending. For those who watch the show to feel good, they will be missing Mr. Chong and his incredibly laid back, peaceful presence, as will I. However, the diehard dancing fans, the ones who want to […]
  • Party Time: App Stars
    Admit it: You're bored with salsa and chips--and your guests probably are, too. Instead, impress them with one of these irresistible hors d'oeuvres. β˜… Prosciutto-Wrapped Dates Using 1 lb pitted dates (about 34) and working 1 at a time, make a lengthwise slit in each date, to open it. Stuff dates with 4 to 5 […]
  • Looking For New Pasta Recipes? Look No Further!
    There’s nothing better than pasta for dinner sometimes. It’s an easy meal that even beginner cooks can throw together at the last minute. Looking for some new ways to prepare pasta? Check out these 5 recipes! Lightened Up Fettuccine Alfredo (Savory Simple) – This lightened up Fettuccine Alfredo uses cauliflower to create a rich sauce without […]
  • A Taste of Antigua: Jerk Chicken Sandwiches
    I recently got married and enjoyed an amazing honeymoon trip to the Caribbean island of Antigua, where we managed to sample quite a bit of the local cuisine. And, now that I’m back home, I’ve been inspired to try and recreate some of my favorite dishes from the trip, one of which was this classic jerk chicken sandwich. […]
  • 3 Fall Recipes & the Wines That Make Them Sing
    Fall is officially in full swing and we all know what that means: Pumpkin Spice Lattes. In fact, it's that time of the year when just about every restaurant follows Starbucks' lead in adding drinks and dishes that feature pumpkin to their menus. And while I love just about everything pumpkin-related, I'm also a big […]
  • Kabocha Squash & Ricotta Cheese Toasts
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  • Butternut Squash, Corn & Coconut Soup
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  • Roasted Acorn Squash
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  • How William Shatner Does It Himself: Remodeling, Health and Life
    While researching today's honored Mind Your Body guest, William Shatner, I came upon a new article on the British movie website, Empire. How could I resist delving into β€œThe 25 Shatneriest William Shatner Moments of All Time,”? More than that, how does anyone pick just 25 from a guy who, as he describes on @WilliamShatner, […]
  • Last-Minute Halloween Ideas Inspired by TV's Toughest Women
    I'm a pretty modest dresser for the most part. While I favor the chic or trendy I reserve the sizzle (and jiggle) for special occasions and worthy audiences. And I'm guessing that's part of a similar reasoning behind the very exposed Halloween costumes that seem most popular these days. The notion that as a society […]
  • No Tricks, Just Treats
    While technically Halloween is supposed to be a holiday for kids, it’s hard for adults not to want to join in the fun. And whether you’re shuttling the wee ones around or staying home and handing out candy, you might want to treat yourself (or an equally weary friend) to one of these not just […]
  • Jenny McCarthy on Guilty Pleasures, Marriage, and Maintaining That Killer Bod
    Jenny McCarthy is one of the most refreshingly candid personalities in popular culture today. In fact, there are few topics the newlywed (to Donnie Wahlberg) and host of “Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy” on SiriusXM radio won’t dish on. We had the chance to chat with the incredibly down-to-earth star and SkinnyStix brand ambassador while she was […]
  • Why You Should Tell Elderly Parents They’re Fabulous
    The risks and benefits of alcohol seem to see-saw back-and-forth in the health literature. We know that too much alcohol harms the heart, brain and eventually more. Moderate drinking is the key: no more than two drinks for men, one for women, each day. For the plus side, new research finds that for people 60 […]

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