Author Alice Hoffman Talks About The Dovekeepers on CBS

Author Alice Hoffman Talks About The Dovekeepers on CBS

In 2011, Alice Hoffman wrote the best-selling book The Dovekeepers: A Novel, based on the true events at Masada in 70 C.E. After being forced out of their home in Jerusalem by the Romans, 900 Jews were ensconced in a fortress at Masada. This production recounts the events from the perspective of a few extraordinary women who arrive at […]

Debunk It! Book Teaches Teens To Recognize Misinformation

Debunk It! Book Teaches Teens To Recognize Misinformation

You can’t believe everything people say. And in the age of the Internet, where everyone has a platform to speak, this has never been more true. In the new book, Debunk It!, author John Grant uses real examples to clearly explain how to identify bad evidence and dismantle poor arguments. Debunk It! is part of Zest Books, […]

Cyber-Seniors: Watch Teens Teach Seniors To Use Computers

Cyber-Seniors: Watch Teens Teach Seniors To Use Computers

The Cyber-Seniors documentary is a sweet and extremely funny look at two generations connecting. Teenagers, who live and breathe technology, donated their time to teach seniors, mostly in their 80s and even 90s, to use computers, something that is still somewhat foreign to them. The project, which was filmed and made into a documentary, was […]

Books on Social Good Written By and For Women

Books on Social Good Written By and For Women

So many of us are charitable people who would like to help others and make a difference in the world, but often we don’t know how. We donate to charities, but would like be more involved. These two new books, 100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women, and Renewable: One Woman’s Search for […]

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: New Comedy Series by Tina Fey

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: New Comedy Series by Tina Fey

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a new orignal series on Netflix. This wonderful new comedy was created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock (30 Rock, Friends) and stars Ellie Kemper (The Office, Bridesmaids), Jane Krakowski (30 Rock) and Tituss Burgess (30 Rock). The series premieres on Netflix on Friday March 6, 2015. After living underground in a cult for […]

Nostalgia Machine: Music Videos of Songs From 1960 – 2013

Nostalgia Machine: Music Videos of Songs From 1960 – 2013

Ever since I came across The Nostalgia Machine website a few weeks ago, I have been lost in the music of the 1960s and 70s. What a great idea for a website. The creators had decided to make a nostalgia website and originally weren’t sure what it should consist of. They decided not to add […]