Shopper’s world

Truth be told, there’s pretty much nothing better (in my small world) than sitting at my office desk, looking like I’m a very busy professional, when I’m actually typing things like “Discounted Marc Jacobs bags” into Google. Online shopping. I whisper the words to myself in a kind of awe. But really, have you ever […]

The agony of defeat

The agony of defeat

I’m not at the Super Bowl (www.nfl.com). I may be the only sports writer in America not at Media Day five days before the big event. ESPN is there.  So are Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports along with all the major networks.   You’ll see that weasel Pat O’Brien asking stuff for Access Hollywood. Even those […]

Sweet and spicy cure

Sweet and spicy cure

If ever there was a comfort food, it has to be soup. Forget Oprah with her mashed potatoes, and forget everybody else with their chocolate chip cookies and carbo-loaded bread. What could be a better serotonin booster on a bleak, snowy evening than a warm bowl of thick chowder? The owners of The Carving Board […]