Warner Bros Studio Tour: Adding Magic and Shattering Illusions

The Central Perk on the set of television show Friends seen at Warner Bros Studio Tour

From the first moment of the Warner Bros Studio tour I was transported from reality. I am embarrassingly star struck, and a bit goofy at these types of places. My highlight list is long as I got to see Leonard and Sheldon’s living room (The Big Bang Theory), sit on the couch at Central Perk (Friends), turn on the bat […]

What’s Up Shrek’s Nose? Outside Madame Tussauds Hollywood

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Shrek, with his horn shaped ears, giant nose, and goofy smile, stands tall and proud outside Madame Tussauds in Hollywood California. Are you wondering what’s up Shrek’s nose? My teen was wondering, and sometimes she just can’t resist: Photo ©Rhonda Albom 2013. All Rights Reserved. Inside Madame Tussauds is even more fun. It’s where the stars hang out, […]

I Was A VIP At Warner Bros Studio

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I didn’t know it was possible, but this week keeps on getting better, once again thanks to my incredible cousin Karen. I thought it was fun having my name on a list, but this was even better. Yesterday we pulled up to the Warner Bros studio security gate to pick up Karen after work. She […]

La Brea Tar Pits – An Amazing Bit of History and Fun!

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Imagine you are walking along the streets of LA and suddenly you are immobile, unable to walk. You look down and your feet have sunk only 5 inches into the asphalt. You are not just a little stuck, but rather completely unable to free yourself. As you struggle, terrified you and suddenly feel the huge […]

“Major Crimes” – Watching the Filming of a Hit TV Show


Today we were on the set of Major Crimes.  We watched the filming and re-filming of an interrogation scene that will air next month.  This was as cool as it sounds, and it’s all thanks to my amazing cousin Karen. When we arrived, we were on the list.  How awesome is that?  Let me repeat […]

Famous Hand and Foot Prints at Grauman’s Chinese Theater

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Grauman’s Chinese Theater (now called TLC Chinese Theater) is an icon in Hollywood. It is home to the courtyard where the stars are invited to leave hand and/or foot prints. It’s where they are immortalized forever.  A tradition that has been going on since the 1920s,  it is a huge honor to be invited to leave a print. […]