Musings from quarantine: the best concerts I’ve ever seen and why live music is so special to me

There are a lot of places I miss going to right now. Clubs, bars, restaurants, cities, friends’ homes, the world outside my room in suburban New Jersey, etc. But while hopefully soon enough many of these things will reopen in some capacity, it may be awhile before I can attend a concert. Concerts have given […]



Jennifer Lawrence dazzles in her third collaboration with writer-director David O’Russell as she plays struggling single mother and self-wringing miracle mop inventor, Joy Mangano. Based on a true tale of one woman’s unfailing determination and persistence in becoming a self-made business tycoon in a predominantly male-oriented environment, this film follows an underdog story without the […]