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How to maintain your film queue and sanity.

How can two people with strong, and often wildly different, tastes in film get along when it’s Friday night and time to pick something to watch? My husband and I have devised a system that allows for flexibility and variety. … Continue reading

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The caribbean comes to Chicago.

Well, sort of. Jeff “Beachbum” Berry, tiki expert and rum historian, is the author of the new book Potions of the Caribbean. To celebrate its release he’s swinging through Chicago for a party at Three Dots and a Dash on … Continue reading

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“His book is like viewers’ advisory: a book filled with extraordinary and eclectic films to whet your cinematic appetite.”

Check out the rest of the book review at Reel Librarians.

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An auction to raise money for the Red Cross’s Typhoon Haiyan Appeal.

After spotting my pal Joe Craig’s item for Authors for the Philippines, I had to throw my hat in the ring too. So head on over and bid for a personalized copy of my book. If you place the winning … Continue reading

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I will not be be wearing pancake makeup on Wednesday.

My book reading, which also features David Kodeski, is only two days away! If you love movies and/or libraries and/or live in Chicago, I hope to see you there. I won’t be wearing pancake makeup next week, but here’s what … Continue reading

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2 weeks until QUEUE TIPS at CPL!

That’s Wednesday, June 19 at 7:00pm. Scope out the details and then RSVP on Facebook. And if you can’t make it, The Book Cellar in Lincoln Square will have some copies on hand.

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Facebook it.

Well, why not?

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