I’m Dreaming of a Dark Christmas…

I'm the first person to sit down with a cup of cocoa and a cheesy Christmas movie (Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas, anyone?) but after a surfeit of sweet films and books, a little sorbet is in order. Apparently, I'm not alone on this one, as there is a long tradition of Christmas Ghost Stories. Whether you […]

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Moms: The Good, the Bad, the Homicidal

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Moms love us, nurture us and drive us crazy. Sometimes quite literally. Enjoy Mother's Day and be glad some of these moms are only fiction: Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn. Reporter Camille Preaker returns home to cover the deaths of two pre-teens. Once there she reunites with her mother and half-sister and begins to revisit a dark and […]

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Baby, I Love You, But One of Us Has to Die

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 Every marriage has its ups and downs, but some go completely sideways. Think of George and Martha from Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? reeling around drunk and screaming at each other, and you get the idea. There's rocky and then there's rock on the back of the head. Yet, I can't get enough of them, especially around […]

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