Keeping up with Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman hit the NYC talk show scene hard last week to promote the upcoming Ozark series finale. Starting with an appearance at Good Morning America, he unexpectedly ended up at The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon later that day. And then the cast and crew of Ozark gathered at Paris Theater for a premiere event Thursday night.

Taylor Swift by Candlelight

At this point, I’d label myself a Swiftie. Taylor Swift definitely has my heart. Not only are her melodies catchy little earworms, but she’s also such a phenomenal lyricist. I’m constantly in awe of the way she puts her thoughts and feelings into words. Here are a handful of my favorites: “And you call me…

Jimmy Fallon & Seth Meyers & Children’s Books, Oh My!

Don’t sleep on your local bookstore for author events and book signings! I attended two memorable events last month through bookstores, big and small. Earlier this week, I went to the first in-person event since Covid at the Barnes & Noble in Union Square…and y’all, it was a winner! The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon…

Coming Soon to Broadway

This week, I saw two spectacular shows that just recently hit Broadway: • Plaza Suite — An inside look at three different couples’ experiences in Suite 719 at NYC’s Plaza Hotel — A couple on the verge of divorce on their anniversary, a big-time Hollywood filmmaker and his high school girlfriend, and a married couple…

Check Out Some Fun, Unique NYC Venues…And Support a Worthy Cause

When you’re looking for a night out in NYC, we all know the big names — Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, or one fo the many Broadway theaters. But I’ve recently found some super cool organizations that operate their own event venues that I’m excited to share with you. Here we go… 92nd…

TV Taping Tickets 101: How to See Your Favorite Talk Shows for Free

Seven years ago this week, I was here in NYC on vacation and knocking so many firsts off my bucket list — devouring the famous cronut, witnessing my first real snowfall, enjoying NYC pizza, seeing my first Broadway shows and attending my first TV talk show tapings. It was a trip I’ll never forgot for…

It’s time to talk about the SmartLess shows

If you’ve been following my adventures, you know this weekend was essentially my Super Bowl. I may be utterly exhausted, but my heart is bursting with joy. And unlike the actual Super Bowl, everyone’s a winner. The weekend was such a whirlwind that it’s all starting to blur together and the individual stories from each…

‘Tis the season to binge a season

You made it through the work week – and to quote ‘NSYNC quoting Johnny Kemp, “Just got paid, it’s Friday night.” Since we’re spending almost all of our time at home, there’s really nowhere to go waste away your paycheck…So, where are you spending your weekend? Personally, I’ve found myself spending more time than exploring…

Walking into 2020 at the Happiest Place on Earth

As y’all know, I’d been faithfully following the keto diet for more than a year before I decided it was time to move back to Texas. When I made that decision, I realized there were so many things in NYC that I hadn’t tried and obviously needed to eat them all before I left. So,…