John Mariani The Virtual Gourmet: All About Dessert Wines

Particularly in warmer weather we often enjoy an after dinner drink of a sweet dessert wine. What is a dessert wine, anyway? In this video John Mariani, the publisher of The Virtual Gourmet newsletter (free), discusses sweet wines, fortified wines and more dessert wines, even cognac and brandy. As he is known for, John includes … Read more

Coach Michele Fabrega: The Art of RECEIVING a Complaint

In a sequel to her video for Celebrating Act 2, “The Art of Effective Complaining,” Love and Relationship Coach, Michele Fabrega, discusses what to do and how to act when someone brings their complaint to YOU! This s good practical advice with both you and the complainer in mind. A great life lesson for everyone! … Read more

Dr Liz MD: What is Homeopathy

You’ve probably heard of Homeopathy since it has recently become trendy (again) in certain circles as alternative medicine. Dr Liz explains that’s it has been around a long time and since the rise of true science in medicine, has lost favor. She gives a great explanation with good examples of how Homeopathy works vs. our … Read more

Bill Jordan: Shouldn’t We All Be Professional?

Bill Jordan, CelebratingAct2™ regular contributor and noted commentator on life, asks what defines a ‘Professional”? If there are professional standards for everything else why not on being human?As always, Bill gets us thinking about important issues and the discussion can be enlightening. You’ll love his philosophical approach! For more on Bill Jordan and Embrace The … Read more

John Mariani The Virtual Gourmet: How Many Restaurants Satisfy a Celebrity Chef?

With the proliferation of Celebrity-Chef-named restaurants, often part of a large multi-city chain or group, the question arises about how many is too many to maintain the Chef’s signature touch and quality! John Mariani, noted food and travel writer and publisher of the The Virtual Gourmet newsletter (free) tackles this question from both a practical … Read more

Coach Michele Fabrega: The Art of Effective Complaining

How do you get what you want our of life and people? Coach Michele Fabrega discusses EFFECTIVE complaining, including important techniques…and no, it’s not the same as whining or nagging! Make sure your legitimate complaints are heard and acted upon by watching this video! For more on Love & Relationship Coach, Michele Fabrega, go to … Read more

Manny Pacheco’s Forgotten Hollywood: Broadcast Legend Art Laboe

A great friend and mentor to Manny Pacheco as well as a beloved Hollywood Broadcaster, Art Laboe is remembered in the discussion about his career and influence on the Rock n Roll culture! You’ll be surprised at the details of Laboe’s story! For more on Manny Pacheco go to And listen to his podcast … Read more

Dr. Liz MD: Alzheimer’s and Hormones

Dr Liz has some fascinating new research about the pernicious Alzheimer’s. While not conclusive, her information points the way to some positive developments for patients and families. For more information about Dr. Liz MD, visit her website at