Drinks All Around

Like many people, I enjoy a good drink. Especially when I’ve just completed a book–I deserve to celebrate! I am also obsessed with chocolate. 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes happens to combine these two delights into a recipe called “Homemade Mocha Cream Liqueur”. All credit goes to Carol Gelles for this wonderful concoction. You will need: 1/3Continue reading “Drinks All Around”

Death and Celebrity

Back in March I wrote this post in response to a reading of Stephen King’s Misery for class. I discussed King’s prescience in illustrating, through the character of Annie Wilkes, the twisted world we were creating for our celebrities. We no longer see them as human at all–certainly not as creatures who suffer the wayContinue reading “Death and Celebrity”