What movie is your life like?

Month: August 2013

The secret in the cupboard

When my husband and I usually make pasta sauce, we use canned, San Marzano tomatoes. Olive oil, garlic, and hot peppers; ground pork and beef with sautéed onions; olives, anchovies and capers—whatever type of sauce it is, the simmering tomatoes never fail to calm my soul. But in our kitchen up on the fourth shelf […]

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The first man to go mad

The first man to go mad

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956), Madmen this is not. A few martinis are consumed, in those tiny glasses the way they’re supposed to be consumed. Stirred not shaken. Some whiskey, doubles mostly, and Tom Rath, our troubled hero, like Don Draper, does work in advertising, or PR that is, commutes into Manhattan […]

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