Monica Turner

Monica is the PR contact for Stark Insider, and helps with calendaring, coordinating SI video shoots, and assisting with inquiries. monica (at) starkinsider.com.

‘The Dark Knight’ combines epic storytelling, visceral action and Joker redux

Almost 20 years ago, Jack Nicholson, dressed in outlandish purples, greens with an electronic Prince soundtrack thumping in the background bellowed "Wait'll they get a load of ME!" It was one of several memorable quotes from Tim Burton's successful vision of Batman that re-ignited the series as serious blockbuster...

Holiday Gift Idea: The top 10 magazine subscriptions (and 5 to avoid)

Although the online world has put a dent in the traditional magazine publishing model, there are still plenty of hard copy magazines (and newspapers for that matter) worth reading. In fact, perhaps because of the heightened competition brought on by the Internet, the quality of content has actually increased....
Tabor Canyon Loreto

Loreto Bay: Tabor Canyon an ideal hike

We traveled with several of these little froggie fellows with orange spots....does anyone know if this is a frog or a toad? Nothing like we had ever seen....

and the answer is ….

I’ve been advised that the market has now switched to Saturdays until further notice! Apparently they told people who shopped at last weeks market so there you have it! The Sunday Market is now The Saturday Market.

Sunday Market queries

In spite of the fact that I have lived here for years, the intricacies of the Sunday Market still befuddle me. 90% of the time you can rely on it but today was another example of showing up there with my bags in hand, thoughts of meals to...

One needs light to cook!

Loni and Clint I noticed in earlier pictures of the Nueva Chica model that the amount of lighting in the kitchen will be of poor quality. The light from the single fixture above the cabinet placed above the kitchen sink will cast a bad shadow on your work space on the...

Pescado

I hear Dan Getman is trying to catch all the fish before I get there Thursday! Somebody stop him! What fun technology! Thanks Loni! Deborah S.

Something To Be Thankful For, Gas Prices!

When gas prices were rising I heard a lot of people talk about it. No one seems to be bringing up the fact that these days gas prices have plummeted. Never thought I would see premium gas in California priced at $2.09 per gallon. Hope everyone had great turkey dinners...

Joan Crawford’s All Dressed Up with Ax, Wig and Mascara and People to See in 1964’s ‘Straight-Jacket’

Straight-Jacket (1964) 89 min. / Black & White imdb User Rating: 6.6 StarkSilverCreek Rating: 8 out of 10 "A camp classic" A woman scorned is...