When I was back east for the holidays last year, we took the usual trip through Philly on our way to see the Doting Grammy. As we passed near the abandoned industrial zone, with the skyscrapers in the distance, I kept thinking I was traveling through the remains of a lost civilization — as if […]

Vampire Weekend

From the Wall Street Journal: Vampire Flick ‘New Moon’ Posts Biggest Opening Weekend of 2009 The vampire and werewolf movie “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” posted the biggest opening of the year, taking in $140.7 million in North America — but fell short of the all-time crown. The Summit Entertainment film’s box office take was […]