Author Archives: eileenerb

About eileenerb

I'm a writer, mother, consumer, reader, painter, home design junky, cat owner, ex-wife, cookie baker.

Movie review: Melancholia

Movie review: Melancholia I dragged Big Guns to see this film on Sunday night. There were only nine of us in the theater, which was awkward. (I’ll explain shortly.) I stand by my previous assessment of Lars von Trier and … Continue reading

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Book review: Such a Pretty Fat

It’s chick lit and memoir and, for that reason alone, probably doesn’t deserve a review at all but I have to write something because the author, Jen Lancaster, so disturbs me. Is it okay to be a bitch if you … Continue reading

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Movie review: Fast Five

This is a guy boner movie: fast cars, under-dressed woman, criminals with hearts of gold. Vin Diesel (who can’t really act except for this great upper-lip quiver he does but is still way better than Christine Aguilera–more on her in … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Bridesmaids.

This was the funniest movie I’ve seen in a long time. Kristen Wiig of SNL plays Annie, an underemployed semi-loser who’s going through a rough patch–her boyfriend’s left her and her bakery business has folded (no pun intended). Her best … Continue reading

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Movie review: Limitless

I saw this a week ago–a week ago!–and I’m having a hard time writing a review. Not because it wasn’t entertaining. It was as good as anything I’ve seen this year, last year and the year before. And that’s why … Continue reading

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Movie review: The Adjustment Bureau

I saw my boy Matt’s latest movie this weekend. It’s no secret how I feel about Matt so of course this review will be biased and non objective. He’s a terrific actor, picks good material, and he just floats my … Continue reading

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Bloody hell: the o.b. tampon mystery.

Look, ma! No applicator. It’s the original green tampon but I bet you can’t find them anywhere. Have you seen the Seinfeld where Elaine finds out that her favorite birth control, the Sponge, is being discontinued and scours the city … Continue reading

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