Posts by Susan L. Hornik

Curious, Committed, and Active: An Interview with Jane Fonda

Aging, Arts, Education, Stories

Pray you look as good as veteran fitness goddess/activist/actress Jane Fonda does at 80 years old. Since the release of her first workout video in 1982,  Fonda’s 23 home exercise videos, 13 audio recordings and five books have sold more than 17 million copies. And the original “Workout” video remains the top-grossing home video

The “Brain Magic” of the Culinary Arts

Have you ever watched a cooking show on television and found your mouth automatically watering at the sight of an appealing meal being made? Or have you ever eaten a piece of chocolate and found yourself smiling? Regardless of what you are eat (even if it’s bad for you!), you can’t help but notice

Crystal Clear: An Interview with Comedy Legend Billy Crystal

Arts, People, Stories

Few comedians are more beloved than Tony- and Emmy Award-winning actor, producer, writer, and director Billy Crystal. Who can forget memorable films like “When Harry Met Sally,” “City Slickers,” “Throw Momma from the Train,” and “Analyze This”? As cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,”

Your Brain on Jazz

Listening to the velvet nuances of jazz may be a musical dessert for the ears, but it can also help reduce anxiety and improve one’s focus. Asked why jazz could have such an effect, Dr. Mark Jude Tramo, a professor at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, says that, “jazz stretches