Ruby Dee

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2012

    Baseball in Orange County: History Bats Last!

    You've seen them, the "Images of America" series books from Arcadia Publishing, a terrific outfit whose sepia-toned book covers and the jam-packed photos inside pick up the slack where big-time houses often fall down as regards local history. I own a half-dozen of these, including books on Silv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008

    Oscar Nominations are announced

    And yes, I'm up prior to the crack of dawn to get them to you. The biggest surprise, if you can call it that, is the strong showing by MICHAEL CLAYTON, with six nominations. Not so surprisingly, THERE WILL BE BLOOD and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN each have eight. Via CNN, because it announced even befor ... More >>

  • Film

    November 1, 2007

    Harlem Knight

    Ridley Scott’s portrait of a ’70s dope CEO may not be epic, but it’s still superfly