An Afternoon at the Theater without my Phone

Last month, I snagged a rush ticket to one of the many, highly anticipated shows hitting Broadway this spring, Second Stage Theater’s production of Take Me Out. A revival of the Tony-Award winning play by Richard Greenberg, I wasn’t overly familiar with the storyline beyond the blurb I read online while grabbing by ticket. Even…

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…

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…

We need to talk about last night

I’ve come down enough from last night’s event to actually put together a coherent recap, so let’s do it.  Jason Bateman was named the Hasty Pudding Theatricals (Harvard University’s theater group) Man of the Year for 2022. The event was held at Farkas Hall on the Harvard campus. The theater was tiny, I think it…