How Realistic Is “The Bold Type”?

by C. Shardae Jobson HOW REALISTIC IS THE BOLD TYPE? In my past tenure as a Staff Writer for a moderately popular women’s website, the Editorial Director that hired me loved what I did on my WordPress blog, Lavish Rebellion. During my first week, she proudly announced to the Lifestyle and Entertainment Editors that she wanted me to bring to the site what I did … Continue reading How Realistic Is “The Bold Type”?

The Bad Boys of Baltimore: 35 Years Later, Ten Quotes from “Diner”

THE LAVISH REBELLION DINER SERIES by C. Shardae Jobson In 1982, Barry Levinson‘s Diner, the first installment of his “Baltimore Films” was released in movie theaters. The quintet of young male actors cast for the film was the original Outsiders as far as most of them would go on to star in bigger, notable work of the 1980s and ’90s. Yes, that is Kevin Bacon‘s impish … Continue reading The Bad Boys of Baltimore: 35 Years Later, Ten Quotes from “Diner”

Turquoise Chairs and Pancakes at Brookline’s Arcadian “Busy Bee” Restaurant

by C. Shardae Jobson THE LAVISH REBELLION DINER SERIES In all my years of being raised in Brookline and gallivanting in Boston, regarding outside eats, I’ve never had a favorite diner. I’ve had the pleasure of eating at a handful of them such as Victoria’s, South Street, and Mike’s City. There are plenty to choose from as Boston has maintained a diner culture considerably healthier … Continue reading Turquoise Chairs and Pancakes at Brookline’s Arcadian “Busy Bee” Restaurant