Posts Tagged ‘coffee’

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Reviewed

[Image via Netflix] WARNING: A CRAZY AMOUNT OF SPOILERS AHEAD … After what seems like an actual year of waiting, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life has finally made its caffeinated, fast-talking, pop-culture-referencing debut on Netflix. While the very first scene—Lorelai and Rory doing their back-and-forth thing beneath the town gazebo—felt more like a poorly choreographed […]

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Luke’s Diner from Gilmore Girls Is (Sort of) Open for Business

Posted by melissa kandel on October 5, 2016 in entertainment, Hollywood, In the News, Television | 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Netflix The scene is iconic. Small tables sprinkled across a beige-tiled floor. Windows, dressed with checkered curtains, overlook a nosy but lovable New England town. The walls are covered by black-and-white photographs (relics from a hardware store of yore), a no-cell-phone sign and a chalkboard announcing the daily pancakes special. Elsewhere, ketchup bottles, […]

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Fall Fiction: An Interview Near Signal Street

Posted by melissa kandel on September 22, 2016 in Fiction | No Comments

It’s the official first day of fall and that means change is whistling through the air—from the snappy winds to the browning trees—and with change comes a distinct sense of newness blustering around town. Whether it’s a new school, a new job, a new shirt or just a new pumpkin spice latte Snapchat filter, the first day of […]

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Coffee Train

Posted by melissa kandel on June 6, 2016 in Fiction | No Comments

“It’s all downhill from here, Frank.” “Huh?” “I don’t mean your life,” said Johnny. “I mean the hill.” “Sure,” Frank replied, looking away to the Swiss countryside as the train clip-clopped down the track. At its slow speed, everything was easily discerned: the green hills, the tiny houses, the blue, cloudless sky of Switzerland in summertime. Frank watched […]

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National Poetry Month: A Celebration in Words and Stories

Posted by melissa kandel on April 28, 2016 in Fiction, In the News, National Holiday | No Comments

Long ago one April afternoon, in a library far, far away, a quiet bibliophile, nose between a Longfellow and a Wordsworth, looked up from her thick, dusty book of poems and declared, “We shall henceforth call this month, ‘National Poetry Month.’” And so it was. OK, not really. But that’s how I like to imagine it […]

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Featured Friday: Slasher Mag

Posted by melissa kandel on October 23, 2015 in Interview, On Writing | No Comments

Like James Dean in a perfectly worn leather jacket, Slasher Mag defines cool. The online publication has a certain je ne sais quoi that is hard to describe but, with a quick glance at some recent Slasher posts, easy to understand. (Bonus: Editor-In-Chief Elodie Parthenay’s Instagram gives the most seriously chic vibes.) So, when Slasher published my article about […]

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Little Coffee Story

Posted by melissa kandel on October 21, 2015 in Fiction | 1 Comment

By Melissa Marni So this is my little coffee story. Sorry that I’m only getting around to telling it to you now, me sitting inside this café near a window dribbling with slow rain and you sitting in … well, wherever it is you are. Maybe you’re in a café too, or at home with […]

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Posted by melissa kandel on November 9, 2014 in Fiction | No Comments

It was barely noon on Sunday when Mr. Tobbler noticed three things about the man walking beside him: First, that he had a large, white pimple on the left side of his cheek. Second, that he was dressed entirely in black. And third, that his shadow, which should have fallen nearby, was on this stretch of sidewalk, […]

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