Lisa McKay

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Lisa McKay
Formerly the executive editor at Blogcritics, Lisa McKay is currently the executive editor here at The Morton Report. She likes to write about food, gardening, and movies.


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Articles From Lisa McKay
Saturday Feb 8, 2014 25:00 PM ET
An update on the Sochi Olympics, and some medal predictions!
Friday Jan 31, 2014 20:00 PM ET
An Olympic historian provides some historical and political background as the US State Department issues travel alerts to US citizens planning to attend the Sochi Olympics.
Friday Dec 13, 2013 40:00 AM ET
Steven Van Zandt returns for a second season of "Lilyhammer." Netflix starts streaming all eight episodes today. Watch it, it's good!
Tuesday Sep 4, 2012 00:00 AM ET
Author Constance Phillips stops by to chat about the discipline and hard work involved in getting a book contract. Her first paranormal romance, "Fairyproof," hits the bookstores on September 4.
Thursday Sep 15, 2011 20:00 PM ET
One of my favorite Elvis Costello albums celebrates its quarter-century mark.
Wednesday Sep 7, 2011 35:00 PM ET
The show’s appeal can be attributed to its superb ensemble cast, an undercurrent of dark humor, and the heart-stopping action sequences that depict the controlled chaos of firefighting in a big city.
Tuesday Sep 6, 2011 05:00 PM ET
If you’re a fan of either Smith’s or Mapplethorpe’s work and haven’t read this yet, please don't put it off any longer.
Tuesday Sep 6, 2011 45:00 PM ET
As storms go, this was a major inconvenience for us, not a tragedy. I tried to keep that idea foremost in my mind lest I allow myself to turn into the kind of whiny creature I don't like very much.
Thursday Aug 18, 2011 40:00 AM ET
Princess can rap! Who knew?
Thursday Jul 21, 2011 45:00 PM ET
Join us here at TMR for some exclusive webcast content broadcast directly from Comic-Con 2011.
Sunday Jul 10, 2011 36:00 AM ET
Friday Jul 8, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Make this ahead of time so that when you're ready to kick back and relax all you need to do is put on some music, reach for a glass, and pour.
Thursday Jul 7, 2011 00:00 AM ET
It All Ends 7.15. Watch the world premiere live from London right here at TMR on July 7 from 8am PT/ 11am ET/ 4pm BST.
Monday Jul 4, 2011 02:00 PM ET
Friday Jun 10, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Sangria is a really nice option for warm weather dining, but don't be scared off by the awful sangrias you may have been served in restaurants.
Friday Jun 3, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Always willing to put myself out for my readers' benefit, I took some tequila for a test drive this week.
Sunday May 29, 2011 35:00 AM ET
Bursting with the flavor of fresh herbs and vegetables, these recipes are excellent choices that maximize flavor and sophistication while emphasizing healthy eating. Not a bad deal at all, and a really nice way to greet the season.
Thursday May 26, 2011 19:28 PM ET
If you're inspired to try a cocktail made with a flavored vodka this summer, we've got a recipe for you right here.
Friday May 20, 2011 25:00 PM ET
The piña colada became firmly implanted in American minds (in an ear-worm kind of way) by recording artist Rupert Holmes, who released a song called "Escape" on an unsuspecting public in 1979.
Thursday May 12, 2011 59:19 PM ET
Given that a good deal of the world's rum is produced in the Caribbean nations, it's not too surprising that the mere mention of this particular spirit conjures up images of swaying palm trees and sandy beaches.
Tuesday May 10, 2011 02:06 PM ET
One of the simplest things you can do with a can (or two) of black beans is make a quick and tasty salsa. The variations on this theme are nearly endless, and apart from doing a bit of slicing and dicing, the preparation is not only simple, but it's a great do-ahead.
Monday May 9, 2011 46:48 PM ET
Performance artist, writer, and filmmaker Miranda July will release her second feature on July 29. Titled The Future, the film garnered some positive press when it screened at Sundance this year.
Monday May 9, 2011 22:33 PM ET
A lot of us get home from work at the end of the day with not enough time, energy or imagination to get something tasty on the table for dinner. Now that spring is here and the markets are beckoning...
Thursday May 5, 2011 05:49 PM ET
I have a little ritual on Fridays. I like to come home at the end of the day and celebrate/acknowledge/kick the ass of the working week by relaxing with a drink.
Tuesday May 3, 2011 51:23 PM ET
No one was more surprised than I was when my husband and I planted our first vegetable garden a couple of years ago. Long known among friends and family as The Woman Who Kills Plants (even the supposedly hard-to-kill ones),...
Wednesday Apr 27, 2011 41:13 PM ET
There are few confections lovelier than a wedding cake, and few occasions more tender than the moment when your new spouse crams a too-large bite of that cake into your face at the reception, leaving you to wonder what the...
Tuesday Apr 26, 2011 37:43 PM ET
Any wedding requires attention to detail, but perhaps none more so than one that is under intense public scrutiny and subject to standards of history and protocol. The preparations that culminate with Friday's wedding have been intense, undertaken by a...
Tuesday Apr 26, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Going to a wedding can be a lot of fun. What's not to like? You get to wear your best stuff, sit through a ceremony, and then attend a well-thrown (if you're lucky) reception. And the best part of any...
Friday Apr 22, 2011 04:07 PM ET
In spite of (or maybe because of) our revolutionary history, we Americans can't seem to get enough of the British royal family, as we can see by the intense interest in the upcoming marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton....

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