WOODBURY-MIDDLEBURY, CT — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but getting tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? With our weekly list of new properties in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything. … [Read more...] about 5 New Homes For Sale In The Woodbury-Middlebury Area
Below is a list of the five most recent properties to go up for sale in the Palos area — including one in the Palos Park area with 4 beds and 4 baths for $539,900, and another in the Palos Park area with 4 beds and 5 baths for $699,000. … [Read more...] about 5 New Palos Area Properties For Sale
Like The Talented Mr. Ripley, there’s an intriguing undercurrent of homoeroticism in Barbara Covett’s (Judi Dench) fascination with the new teacher in school, Sheba Hart (Cate Blanchett). The two immediately strike up a friendship, with the old spinster writing in her diary that Sheba “may be the one.” However, when Barbara learns that Sheba is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students—and refuses to end it—she ends up blackmailing Sheba, ultimately spreading the rumor around school of her crime. A scandal erupts, and Sheba is fired from her job and her husband (Bill Nighy) kicks her out of the house. “There was a magnificent opportunity here,” says Barbara in voiceover. “With stealth, I might secure the prize long-term, forever in my debt. I could gain everything by doing nothing.” With nowhere left to go, Sheba, thinking the boy confessed the affair to his mother, turns to Barbara, and stays at her home. When she … [Read more...] about The Roommate, Single White Female, Misery: 11 Creepy Movie Stalkers!
Author Valerie Steele, director and chief curator at the Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology, credits the everything-at-once movement to the hippie revolution of the ’70s: “In the past, there was always one dominant look—the New Look of ’47, the mini skirt. That all broke down in the ’70s. The Empire of Fashion broke into lots of little fashion tribes. That’s when skirts could be short or long. It was all about expressing yourself, personal priorities, and imagination took over from fashion-dictated priorities. And it’s interesting that it’s the ’70s that have pervaded in high fashion for the last few years. But then again, there’s also a big interest in collage and pastiche and retro in all areas of art and music now. Are humans out of ideas? Maybe it’s a moment that’s more about questions than answers.” … [Read more...] about Why Fashion’s Stuck in the 20th Century
But if this is a modern forgery, then it raises lots of interesting questions about how forgeries are made, by whom, and for what purposes. Someone would have gone to great lengths to place this shocking manuscript in the hands of one of the foremost scholars of Early Christianity alive today. Did they do it for the money, in the hopes of bringing down established Christianity, or just for fun? Now that’s a conspiracy worth looking into. Dibs on the film rights, you guys. … [Read more...] about The ‘Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ is Still as Big as Mystery as Ever