• Emulsifers are not preservatives!

    A paper in the scientific journal Nature about changes in gut bacteria causing inflammation is causing quite a buzz! Before offering my comments, I want to buzz about the headline that was featured in the report about the study. Read More
  • Bed Bugs Can Kill

    Bed bugs can suck your blood at night and leave annoying bite marks, but they won’t kill you. But trying to kill them might. Read More
  • Reminders

    The snow was up to my knees: so much the better for reaching the tallest branches. Read More
  • Spreading ignorance

    Curiously it seems that advances in scientific knowledge are being outdistanced by the growth of ignorance. Read More
  • REVIEW: Focus

    Will Smith plays a seasoned grifter who becomes emotionally involved with his protégé Read More
  • REVIEW: The Lazarus Effect

    A new serum formulated by a group of young, good-looking geniuses prolongs the time after death that doctors can continue to safely try and revive patients. But, as always, when you trifle with the natural order of things there are unexpected consequences Read More
  • REVIEW: Elephant Song

    “Elephant Song” transports Nicolas Billon’s psychological thriller of the same name from the stage to the cinema but keeps the intimacy of the play on the much larger canvas of the screen Read More
  • REVIEW: Big News from Grand Rock

    “Big News from Grand Rock” is a comedy about a very serious and timely subject Read More