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Articles by Sarah D. Bunting

The Vine: February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015 – 1:54 PM | 8 Comments
The Vine: February 25, 2015

I am trying to find a book I read when I was a kid (maybe a teen) in the '70s or '80s. It was old then, though.

The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Shawshank Redemption
February 20, 2015 – 9:12 AM | 30 Comments
The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Shawshank Redemption</em>

That's goddamn right.

The Vine: February 18, 2015
February 18, 2015 – 2:00 PM | 36 Comments
The Vine: February 18, 2015

Dog/family question!

The Vine: February 11, 2015
February 11, 2015 – 7:29 AM | 7 Comments
The Vine: February 11, 2015

I've been looking for a true crime novel that I remember reading about. Multiple searches have turned up nothing.

A Word From Our Sponsors: Indigo
February 9, 2015 – 10:17 AM | No Comment
A Word From Our Sponsors: Indigo

Nothing against flowers and/or chocolate for Valentine's Day — but why not go with a lasts-forever, zero-calorie book from Indigo instead?

The Vine: February 4, 2015
February 4, 2015 – 3:48 PM | 51 Comments
The Vine: February 4, 2015

So, after being lucky enough to have a lovely wedding last month and a looong honeymoon, I am still dumb enough to have just one little bee in my bonnet that Will. Not. Die.

The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: October Sky
February 2, 2015 – 10:50 AM | 8 Comments
The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>October Sky</em>

Reader Mike counts us down.

31/31: Beautiful Darling
January 31, 2015 – 9:27 AM | No Comment
31/31: <em>Beautiful Darling</em>

Beautiful Darling has a sweet nostalgic sadness to it, like its subject, the former James Slattery who became a Warhol-Factory "Superstar."

30/31: The Imitation Game
January 30, 2015 – 9:02 PM | 4 Comments
30/31: <em>The Imitation Game</em>

"No, not that one, Nana; the other one, with Sherlock."

29/31: Life Partners
January 29, 2015 – 9:49 PM | 2 Comments
29/31: <em>Life Partners</em>

I would tell you that we've now reached the point in 31 Films In 31 Days when we pick our movies based on how short they are…