Stay Calm and Carry On: Why it’s nearly impossible for Ebola to spread in the US
“Lawrence Kasdan has had quite an impressive career in Hollywood, moving from cowriting blockbusters like The Empire Strikes Back and Raiders of the Lost Ark to writing and directing his own, more personal films. In this excerpt from a new interview recorded for Criterion, Kasdan talks about his positive experiences in the studio system, and how working on what he calls “high-quality mass entertainment” allowed him to move on to darker, more dramatic territory, as he did with The Big Chill.”
“A Florida author recommends several inspiring, sustaining, but too little known books about the Sunshine State that are often overlooked but to which he returns repeatedly.”
“James Dean, in full James Byron Dean (born Feb. 8, 1931, Marion, Indiana, U.S.—died Sept. 30, 1955, near Paso Robles, California), strikingly handsome American motion picture actor enshrined as a symbol of the confused, restless, and idealistic youth of the 1950s.”
28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less
September 28, 2014 / Written by Danielle Walsh
San Diego is out to create a $3-million destination food hall — like San Francisco’s Ferry Building or Napa’s Oxbow Public Market — at Liberty Station in the city’s Point Loma neighborhood.
Travelers and locals will be able to sample artisanal breads and homemade tortillas, craft cocktails and fine wines, fresh produce from a daily farmers market and seafood at what will be called Liberty Public Market, an announcement from co-creator Blue Bridge Hospitality of San Diego says.
Kensington Video Is Closing!
By Scott Marks, Sept. 26, 2014
Winnie Hanford, Kensington Video’s Rock of Gibraltar, just delivered a heaping dose of terrible news. After 30 years in business, the world-class video store will be closing shop in February, 2015.