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  • Apr 18, 2010

    We have all heard hilarious things come out of people's mouths.  I've been compiling the stuff that comes out of passengers mouths as they board and during the flight. The stories below are from me and my fellow flight attendants.  Please feel free to add your own experiences in the comments. Enjoy! From Ish in JFK Passenger rings the call button and as

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  • Flying is a hassle these days.  The airlines keep adding fees as if passengers are ordering off an a la carte menu and the TSA requiring nothing short of a strip search to pass through metal detectors and board their flight.  These are institutionalized hassles and there's nothing we can really do to change the government's minds that we are not all underw

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  • Mar 18, 2010

    On a very wet and soggy Saturday afternoon I went to Hell’s Kitchen Pizza for comfort food.  The pizzeria had been open for a little over year, and gained the reputation of a friendly neighborhood pizzeria.  The online reviews raved about their famous Mac ‘n’ Cheese pizza.  I just had to go try this unique take on comfort food. Hell’s Kitchen Piz

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  • Mar 2, 2010

    [caption id="attachment_33" align="aligncenter" width="87" caption="Diana O'Gilvie receiving Best New Jamaican Cinema Honor Award from festival director Barbara Blake Hannah"][/caption] The 2010 Reggae Film Festival was a success for my documentary "Chasing Daddy."  My film was nominated for Best Documentary and was in the top 3 position.  The festiva

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  • Feb 15, 2010

    You may have noticed that I haven't posted anything in three weeks. The pressures of the outside world and my daily grind has left me barren creatively. I have terrible writer's block. When I sought advice to cure my block I got advice that ran the gammut from having plenty of sex to taking a trip to Jamaica. Really people? I can't tell you how many t

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  • Jan 19, 2010

    I love the English language with its many quirks, silent consonants and word spellings that don't make any sense whatsoever. There are many grammar rules and it is understandable when people trip up.  However, there are some grammar issues that are unforgivable in my book. Repeat it Again. In this category we have : The "Return back, reverse back" Might

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  • Jan 4, 2010

    Greetings and a Blessed New Year to all of you and yours. I've finally come up for air.  Been flying all over the globe and finally back in my own bed.  On my flight home last night, I was reading the Washington Post and the Styles and reporter Robin Givhan's article said that Mrs. Obama appeared too scripted and times and her best moments were when she w

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  • Dec 14, 2009

    As 2009 draws nigh it is customary for us to see compiled lists on the "Best of..."  on TV and magazine pages. In that spirit I thought I'd compile a list myself on the four best books I've read this year.  I encourage you to comment and make your own list.   If you're not a reader then perhaps it's time to start lazy bones. The Alchemist Brazilian aut

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  • Dec 7, 2009

    I was just notified of this adult learning course geared for filmmakers.  If you've been dreaming of directing, producing or writing a documentary or a movie then this is worth checking out. Best of all the course is FREE!  The deadline to apply is December 11, 2009.  Don't hesitate, this is a good opportunity to see what goes into the filmmaking process.

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  • Dec 4, 2009

    I was commuting home a few days ago.  I settled into my roomy exit row seat and promptly dozed off,  (I can only sleep during taxi, never when airborne, go figure).  When the flight attendants started service I  overhead this conversation at the row behind me: FA: "May I get you something to drink?" Female Passenger: Yes.  I'll have a chardonnay." FA

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