Magic Mike, A Girls’ Night Out Experience

After watching Magic Mike with my best gal pals, one asked what I thought of the movie.  My response?  It was exactly everything I thought it would be.  I was expecting an over-the-top, campy, ass-flashing, plotless experience, and I wasn’t disappointed. If you must look for a plot, Mike is a 30-ish stripper who fancies…

Kitchen Efficiency v. Laziness

As much as I love to cook, I’m all about simplifying things in the kitchen. My food processor, convection toaster oven and even my favorite santoku knife have made it easier to bring good food to the table in less time.  However, there are some kitchen gadgets out there that cross that fine line between…

Commercials That Don’t Suck

I’ve already written about commercials that get on my last nerve, but, believe it or not, there are a few out there that I actually enjoy watching.  Okay, maybe that’s exaggerating, but these ads don’t make me run to the remote to turn them off.  The Allstate Mayhem commercials — These spots are creative and…

My Blog Has Moved

Of course, if you are reading this, you already know that my blog has a new domain here at wordpress.com.  Readers of my previous blog at blogger.com were required to have a Google account and become members of my blog in order to leave comments or interact with my content in any way.  This basically…

Commercials That Miss the Mark (Part 2)

A few days ago, I posted about several commercials that didn’t make sense to me for some reason or another.  Here are some more commercials that four out of five psychiatrists agree you’d have to be certifiably crazy to enjoy. Nationwide Insurance – In this vomit-inducing series of ads, Nationwide shows their self-proclaimed “The World’s…