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About this blog: I grew up in Palo Alto and now live in Mountain View with my husband, daughter and two corgis. After about a decade grappling with the law, first as a law student at UC Berkeley and then as a litigator around the Bay Area, I left ...  (More)

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Is "Her" a Response to "Lost in Translation"?
Jan 10, 2014 12:34 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 10,075

Note: In more straightforward reviews, I avoid spoiling potential viewers. However, this particular post contains spoilers. It is intended for people who either... More
"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"
Apr 19, 2014 11:55 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 8,466

Who has never dreamed of absolute freedom? For some of us, that dream involves an island and a reclusive existence. Talented local filmmakers Dayna Goldfine and... More
Is HBO's Silicon Valley Any Good?
Apr 13, 2014 12:32 pm
Comments: 25 | Views: 7,018

HBO's new show Silicon Valley opens with has-been Kid Rock playing for a badly attended corporate gala where nobody is listening to him. He finally... More
Is "American Hustle" the Best Movie of the Year?
Dec 21, 2013 9:41 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 6,113

"Abscam" was a sting operation of 1978-1980, which resulted in the conviction of six corrupt members of the U.S House of Representatives, a U.S. senator,... More
Should You Read Dave Eggers' "The Circle"?
Oct 26, 2013 1:49 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 5,887

In Dave Eggers' latest novel "The Circle," Mae Holland is a 24-year-old college graduate working at a dead-end job in a small town near Fresno when her college roommate... More
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