My uncle Ralph use to always say, “Listen to this new song by Big Sigh & Bad Dream Vacuum. It’s called “Circus,” and it’s truly top notch!” And I’d always say, “Will do, uncle Ralph. Heck, I could use some new music in my life,” not believing him that such a song existed, but still playing along. Show More Summary
My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn, Liv Corfixen’s behind-the-scenes look at the production of Only God Forgives, has a clear precedent in Hearts Of Darkness, Eleanor Coppola’s behind-the-scenes look at the production of Apocalypse Now. Show More Summary
A feast of light and color and texture followed by one of the best meals of my life.
In a 3-2 decision, the Federal Communications Commission voted today in favor of Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal to regulate broadband and mobile companies as public utilities. “Today, after a decade of debate and an open, robust, year-long...Show More Summary
Pretty Little Liars fans will recognize the name Keegan Allen, as character Toby Cavanaugh. But this isn’t Entertainment Tonight. This post is about his new book. I’ll admit that when I was first contacted about the book, my Hollywood spidey sense was tingling, as I imagined it could be a vanity press book, about a […]
Growing up, I loved my own mother for many reasons, but chief among them was that there was a person in my life whom I could rely on completely. It’s not like I was aware of or grateful for this at the time, but isn’t that the beauty of having... More »
From a podcast listener named Jessica Graham in Sydney, Australia: My name is Jess and for most of my adult life I have been afflicted by various forms of sleeplessness. Would I call it insomnia? I don’t know if it could be classified as clinical insomnia, but all I can say is up until a […]
Yesterday, I talked about the work life balance, and how my balance is tilted towards life, and away from work. On today’s episode of Driving with John Chow, I want give an example of what a typical day is like […]
I was born in August, 1946 in the city of Vitebsk, Belarus. In that summer, the second after the end of World War Two, life was slowly hobbling back to normalcy, in the wake of the horrors of the Second World War. But half my family did not get to see those quieter days. Show More Summary
Hi Alice, I am in desperate need of your help! My husband's sister got engaged in November and decided she wanted to get married this coming September. I was asked to be a bridesmaid in front of the entire family — so basically I was too embarrassed to say no. Show More Summary
The documentary ‘My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn’ goes up close and personal during the making of ‘Only God Forgives.’ Watch an exclusive clip of Gosling and Refn.
In order to raise their sons to know how to overcome life’s adversities, parents need to trust their own biological instincts. It was an incredible experience trusting my life to a young African man. I was recently thinking back to a journey I took to Kenya eight years ago. Show More Summary
The documentary "My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn" tracks the making of Danish filmmaker Refn's 2013 film "Only God Forgives" starring Ryan Gosling. From the six-month shoot in Bangkok to the premiere of "Only God Forgives" at the Cannes Film Festival, it's recounted here — as...
Hey there, hive. I just wanted to apologize for my recent blogger absence. My amazing grandpa just passed away, so life has been a little chaotic. I though this would be a good place to shout from the proverbial rooftops—I love … read more
My grandparents played an important role in my life. They were a tremendous example of living a meaningful, thoughtful life. They stayed active throughout the years. And they were always there with advice, or to listen, or to share the most valuable thing of all — time. Show More Summary
The year 1983 was a great year in my life. I graduated high school, bought my first car, and Eddie Murphy came out with Delirious. A classmate loaned me the tape one day and explained that Murphy was very funny. I remembered him from SNL, so I figured it would be a great standup routine. Show More Summary
I had never cooked pea soup in my life. For my first time, I figured, why not enter the World Cup?
In May of 2007, I made a mistake that should have cost me my life when I slipped high on a Central Oregon volcano. I fell between 250-300 feet, over a cliff, through rock bands before grabbing a rock out cropping and stopping my fall. Show More Summary
There's just something about feeling inauthentic, impossible and insignificant that really makes life a burden, and that's where I was for years. I was sick of living and wavered between a fear of and desire for death. I'm better these years; so far so good. I'm still here, I'm Rwandese, I'm queer and these are my mentors.
Last week my beauty life changed. You know those magical moments when you try a new product and it just works SO brilliantly that you know it's a keeper? I interviewed Stila's Sarah Lucero on the brand's new trio of eyebrow products last week and, at the time, had experimented with only the pencil. Show More Summary