Joy Teiken

Posted in Design on Nov 22, 2010
APPAREL DESIGNER Joy Teiken poured her heart into her first piece, a beret made of a vintage dress. The hat was for her mother, who was dying of breast cancer, to wear at her brother’s wedding. Two weeks later, her mother was buried in that… read more

The Future of Parenting

Posted in Blog on Nov 11, 2010
(from my Metro magazine blog) I have seen the future and I am afraid. It all started this past Saturday (insert flashback sound effects)…. The line was long. Really long. Since this was the Mall of America, let’s measure it in store lengths…say roughly 40… read more

Ed Burns

Posted in Film on Nov 05, 2010
Writer/Actor/Director/Producer Ed Burns is the poster child of the guy that guys want to be. Talented, down-to-earth, handsome, and the kind of man who seems as comfortable being the shoulder to cry on as he is swilling beers with buddies at a dive. If that… read more