Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. The Silent World (1956) Among his...Show More Summary
Bracketology Expert Jerry Palm goes over every team in for now, on the fence or has work to do
The featured ingredient in the house salad at Cedar Key’s Island Hotel is, nominally, heart of palm, the crisp and tender core of a tree. The ingredient that makes it remarkable is the scoop (or two) of bright-green ice cream that sits atop the whole concoction. To those in the know, this salad is a local delicacy and delight. Show More Summary
Blog Article/Post Caveat (Read First Please: Click the Link) Lets talk about fear, does that make you feel fearful? Does that make your stomach churn, your heart pick up its pace or sweat ooze out of your palms? In a nutshell fear, “Is...Show More Summary
Melania Trump tried holding hands with her husband on Friday when she walked with him on the tarmac at Palm Beach International Airport, but he refused it twice. Whether it was misinterpreted or deliberate move, it prompted a body language expert to weigh in on the scene. Show More Summary
(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — Vice President Mike Pence pledged Saturday that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will join the nation’s highest court “one way or the other.” Pence made the pledge during a speech in Philadelphia to the Federalist Society, a conservative legal group. His remarks echoed President Donald Trump’s comments from earlier in the…
When your kid wants a castle cake, but castle cakes are too expensive: "Why is there a beach cake in front of it?" "It's a moat." "With palm trees?" "... yes." "..." "..." "So should we talk about the stairs, or...?" "You know what? NO CAKE FOR YOU." Thanks to Stephanie A. Show More Summary
Surrounded by palm trees This Spanish Moorish residence in Los Feliz, north of Los Feliz Boulevard on Vermont, is more or less a next-door neighbor to Griffith Park. Surrounded by palm trees and lush greenery, it’s almost like it’s in its own little park. Show More Summary
A witness's testimony may make you want to scoff, roll your eyes, or stick out your tongue, but try to keep the theatrics under control in court. That's the lesson from Florida this week, after a Palm Beach public defender was reprimanded for pretending to gag while a prosecutor......
If the thought of giving a toast makes your palms a little sweaty, you're not alone. Thankfully, giving a great toast at a social gathering can be just as simple as whipping up a great piece of toast. I know what you're thinking: What in the world does warmed bread have to do with getting guests to raise their glasses? Bear with me. READ MORE »
Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. The Conversation (1974) Is it irony...Show More Summary
Barack and Michelle Obama flew from Washington D.C. to Palm Springs for a grand total of 3 days before jumping on a private jet and going back from where they came and then some... so the question, was that the plan or was Palm Springs a washout?…
A potentially harmful and lethal new stunt among teens and children involves handling flaming hand sanitizer, or lighting your hands on fire after rubbing hand sanitizer in your palm and fingers. Parents need to warn teens of the potential for permanent disfigurement as well as death.
Shortly after the presidency transfers to Donald Trump on Friday, the Obama family will embark on their first real vacation in eight years. No reporters, aides, or responsibilities, just golf and family time in sunny Palm Springs, CA. Show More Summary
President Obama will begin the day Friday amid the pomp of Inauguration Day and end it in a way he hasn’t in eight years — without a coterie of aides, a slate of briefings or a trailing gaggle of reporters, as he hands over power and retreats to the quiet of the Palm Springs desert where former...
SAN DIEGO — No city has more to lose than this one. Amid sun-drenched palm trees and crashing waves from the Pacific Ocean, this Southern California paradise would seem more likely to inspire a sense of serenity than fear or dread. But San Diego’s notch at the far southwestern edge of the [...]
The first thing you notice about the Switch, Nintendo’s sleek new portable console, is how small the controllers are. Each JoyCon (lol) is roughly four inches, or about the size of a Kotaku news editor’s palm. Compared to, say, the Wiimote, they’re downright tiny. Read more...
President-elect Donald Trump, left, accompanied by Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, right, and Retired Gen. Michael Flynn, a senior adviser to Trump, center, speaks to members of the media at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Markets have rallied since November on the expectation [...]
No knowledge of the British welfare system is required to understand I, Daniel Blake. Ken Loach’s movie, which won the Palme d’Or at Cannes in May, tells the story of a man caught in a Kafka-esque battle with an unbending bureaucracy. Show More Summary
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to your weekly field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. I’ll be honest with you, in the year and a half or so I’ve been doing this newsletter, this may be the single worst week for new releases that I can recall. And as you’ve probably learned by now, I’m generally...