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Julianne Moore: Wanting Moore

At one point, Julianne Moore was one of the most prolific actresses in Hollywood.  Every time you turned around, she was in a new movie.  Moore could pop up in anything from a goofy comedy to a thriller to a piece of Oscar bait.   4,637 more words


Everything Must Go. Who wants this book?

The Shipping News, by E. Annie Proulx, 1993

Best novel I ever read that takes place in Newfoundland. Not a bad read.

Quote: “And it may be that love sometimes occurs without pain or misery.” 57 more words


I see book titles. And dead people.

Okay maybe not dead people, exactly. But I do feel the occasional presence of something otherworldly, especially when I’m home alone and trying to concentrate on my writing. 460 more words

Annie Proulx

July Flicks

The Shipping News, Lasse Hallstrom (2001)
This film is such suitable viewing for a wannabe writer, “It’s finding the centre of your story, the beating heart of it, that’s what makes a reporter… 931 more words

Film Reviews

It’s been a long time since I posted anything about the podcast I’ve been working on. I’ve actually recorded four episodes since then, but only posted one because I had announced that the “next episode” was going to be about a certain book, and then there were many technical difficulties getting that podcast together. 34 more words


2: The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

Finally! After many delays and some technical difficulties, our second episode is UP! In it, we discuss Annie Proulx’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Shipping News, the story of a depressed and downtrodden man who moves to an ancestral home in Newfoundland. 18 more words


Hanjin Unloads Ship At Long Beach, South Korean Government Promises Funds

The sudden bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping meant that the company’s container ships were temporarily doomed to float around with dwindling supplies for their crews and containers full of your holiday gifts. 261 more words