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By Anita Felicelli

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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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Why "The Desolation of Smaug" is So Disappointing
Dec 14, 2013 9:13 am
Comments: 30 | Views: 8,480

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug isn't terrible, but it's not great either, at least not for those fans that preferred the well-paced... More
Is "American Hustle" the Best Movie of the Year?
Dec 21, 2013 9:41 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 5,006

"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: 4,990

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
Honeycreek: Chinese Tearoom and Lounge
Oct 19, 2013 2:43 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 4,914

Honeycreek is a relatively new and decadent Chinese tearoom and lounge located at 124 Castro Street that serves Taiwanese bubble tea, hot tea, desserts, snack food... More
The Spectacular Now-- Does it Live up to the Hype?
Sep 7, 2013 10:44 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 4,876

I was late to watching the film "The Spectacular Now." On Twitter, two young adult authors I admire praised the film: Stephen Chbosky ("The Perks of Being a Wallflower")... More
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