Lauren Beckham Falcone

This Song is Terrible and YOU KNOW IT. - LBF

I wrote this six years ago for the now-defunt WROR blog Pink Headphones and FOUND IT on my computer and IT'S A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE. Presented with slight updates: Thirteen days! OK, so we’re a little over a work week away from the Big Day. And what better time to reflect on Christmas music? After all,…

Christmas Movie or Not? The GREAT HOLIDAY DEBATE! - LBF

It's quirky, funny, sad and definitely not listed as the most Christmas-y of movies, but my favorite Christmas movie is "The Family Stone." Behold: The Family Stone Trailer (2005) The Family Stone Trailer (2005) http://www.masscut.com/archives/757   OK, so there's no Santa or Bing Crosby, but that doesn't count. It's set at Christmas and it's about…

A Baking Masterpiece in Photos! - LBF

I have to say, Lucy is usually uninterested in how a kitchen works. She's all about the results. (Especially if it's chicken parm or brownies.) But this weekend, Dave roped her into helping him bake a pecan pie. OH MY GOD DAVE'S RESEARCH INTO MAKING THE PERFECT PIE CRUST RIVALED MADAME CURIE'S STUDIES ON RADIOACTIVITY.…

Home Alone Injuries - A Breakdown! - LBF

I love "Home Alone", mostly for the horrific beatings Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern endure. It's pratfall CITY, people, and these are the kind of cinematic hijinks I love during the holiday season. But have you ever wondered what would REALLY happen if, say, Pesci took a crow bar to your sternum? Or your head was…

An Anniversary....Sort of? Also, TBT! - LBF

So this popped up on my Facebook On This Day page today: Lauren Beckham Falcone November 30, 2014 at 9:04pm ·  Twenty years ago today I walked into Jim Potter's office at the Boston Herald and met this nice guy who was interviewing with Dan Rosenfeld for an EA job. Dave Falcone describes the moment like…