As a current resident of The Big Apple, contributor Sarah Schutzi has hit the town with the eyes of a tourist. Taking in the sights and sounds of the five boroughs, she reports back on a Brooklyn favorite--The Brooklyn Flea. Get an insider's perspective of this weekend stop and determine whether to add it to your to-do list next time you visit NYC.
Have you heard women whispering about "Fifty Shades of Grey" and have no idea what they're referring to? Leave it Contributor LJ Maggie to fill you in on what you're missing and whether or not you should join the hype. It just might rile up your bedroom situation, just sayin'.
Looking for a thought-provoking fictitious read on gender identity and how it affects child rearing? Contributor Jennifer Reed digs into this award-winning novel by Canadian writer Kathleen Winter, which follows a warm-hearted child into adulthood, chronicling internal struggles, as well as others' reactions to hermaphroditism.
Heard all the hype about this Swedish-turned-American thriller? Interested in seeing Daniel Craig in all his glory? Contributor LJ Maggie gives us the breakdown on the first film in this Swedish trilogy and what you can expect from Rooney Mara's break-out performance.
Next time you're looking for a different take on down time, consider a day of culture at a local museum. Not only can you get a fresh perspective, but you can also unwind in an unexpected setting. Contributor Sally Charette explains why you shouldn't downplay the museum options around you.
With Valentine's Day around the corner, romance is in the air or on the minds of many. Whether you've got a loved one to celebrate with or are enjoying the season solo, contributor Angela Schurhoff has love-centric selections for all ages. Pamper yourself with some unwind time on the sofa with one of these films.
Looking for a worthwhile movie but don't know what to choose? Constant Chatter contributor LJ Maggie did the dirty work for you, sitting through "My Week With Marilyn" to give you the scoop. Is Michelle Williams' uncanny depiction of the bombshell up to snuff? Read on.
It's time to shine the light on Bebe Buell, rock 'n' roll muse. Long before she became known as "Liv Tyler's mom," Buell was making music -- and not just with rock stars. To learn more about Buell's new album, "Hard Love," and score a copy of her single, "Normal Girl," read on.
Fall brings a lot of things -- the trade-in of those sultry late summer days for crisp weather, new beginnings, brightly colored leaves (for the luckies with actual seasons), fresh-pressed apple cider, Thanksgiving, FOOTBALL and a bunch of new movies to see. Here are a few to watch out for.
More than just a triumph of social media marketing, Kina Grannis is a singer/songwriter worth listening to -- online or off. Read on to learn how she parlayed a YouTube channel into a successful music career without enlisting the help of Usher. And there's a free MP3 in it for you, too.
Looking for a book that's a blast to read, but won't evaporate from your consciousness the minute you turn the last page? Rain Mitchell's "Tales from the Yoga Studio" offers a slyly clever peek into Lalaland's yoga scene. Nuanced characters, a compelling plot and more than a few laugh-out-loud moments will keep you reading this one well past your bedtime.
The latest in Constant Chatter's Music Spotlight series shines the light on singer/songwriter Elizabeth Cook. Fusing country with backroads Americana, Cook's songs run the gamut of searing ballads to kick-up-yer-heels juke joint rock. Musician, radio host, writer and clogger, this lady is one to watch.
Inspired by her personal "Be the Change" movement, Editor in Chief Tara Hall decided to open herself up to outside advice -- in this case, from former celebrity housewife turned writer, margarita aficionado and burgeoning entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel. Is her latest offering, a self-help memoir, as helpful as Tara hopes?
This edition of Constant Chatter's Music Spotlight series focuses on singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jenny O. We dare you not to finger-snap to the beat.