For Art’s Sake

Flipping through the April 2007 issue of Vogue (which is very good, by the way) and an advertisement with CARAVAGGIO in big bold letters caught my eye, since I happen to be a fan of the type of epic paintings Caravaggio and ZurbarΓ‘n created in the early 1600s. The Caravaggio […]

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Long Live the Greek…Physique

I do recognize I’m exhibiting a teeny bit of obsession with the male physique lately. It’s not intentional. The movie 300 has sparked a gazillion articles about the terrific state of Gerard Butler’s abs, the costumes, the training, the diets, the mentality behind the movie, and, of course, the Greeks. […]

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I’m Mentioning 300…Again

A couple girlfriends coincidentally, and completely independently of one another, emailed me info about the training methods used to whip all those men into fighting Spartan shape for the movie 300. Since I’ve started lifting weights, I’m much more interested in what it takes to rip up a body to […]

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