Freewheeling Atif Moon Rises to the Occasion

Atif Moon Athlete

 Atif Moon Represents American in the Very Best Way! Olympiad Oscar Pistorius, the so-called “Blade Runner,” has been in the news a lot lately, but this is a more positive story about another disabled athlete, Atif Moon, who is competing to win gold at the Paralympics while representing America. “Tennis anyone?” is so commonplace an […]

Gene Kelly, The Legacy, An Evening with Particia Ward Kelly Review

Gene Kelly, The Legacy, An Evening With Patricia Ward Kelly

Now, THAT’S Entertainment: Gene Kelly and Dancin’ and Singin’ in the Rain By Ed Rampell This loving, lively, lyrical tribute to the actor/dancer who starred in and co-directed with Stanley Donen the 1952 classic Singin’ in the Rain is perfectly timed to coincide with L.A.’s rainiest weekend in many moons — and with the Academy […]

The Best Way To Watch A Movie

Best Way To Watch a Movie

The Best Way To Watch A Movie The best way to watch a movie? Recently, two monumental movie directors, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas, revived a discussion about the future of movie watching in America (and worldwide). The prediction by Steven Spielberg is that, “there will be an imminent implosion in the movie industry.” Lucas […]

The Hawaii’i Movie and Television Book

The Hawaii Movie Book

The Hawaii’i Movie and Television Book: Celebrating 100 Years of Film Production Throughout the Hawaiian Islands Honolulu’s Mutual Publishing is proud to announce the publication of THE HAWAI‘I MOVIE AND TELEVISION BOOK: Celebrating 100 Years of Film Production Throughout the Hawaiian Islands, co-authored by Ed Rampell. This handsome, four-color 216 page volume celebrates 100 years […]


Sustainability Featured

There is a lot of talk these days about something called, SUSTAINABILITY. Though most have a vague idea what the word means, a similar number treat the subject as something of an unattainable brass ring for humanity. When something is sustainable that means simply that it has the ability to be sustained. The term’s broader […]

War and Peace

War and Peace

While human beings continue to acknowledge that a pursuit of peace is one of the most important pursuits of any individual or society, and perhaps is even an inherent goal of every human being on Earth, war remains a major occupation of our time, thoughts, and resources. Sadly, throughout the entirety of recorded history there […]

Interacting With Nature

Interacting with Nature

If we could talk to the animals, like the real Dr. John C. Lilli or the fictional Dr. Doolittle did, what special insights might we receive? There are many examples of how we learn from observing nature. We deal with our fears as well as our hopes and dreams through our association with the natural […]



We are so dedicated to promoting the “the best for the most” that we have reserved this section of L&L Magazine for those people and ideas that have catapulted out of what was once considered good enough, into a whole other realm. Without the dreamers, those who are willing to take a chance and even […]

The Best Way To Educate

Best of the Best

Can we educate in today’s world? What is the best way to educate? All animals must teach and learn basic skills to promote survival of their species. Since human beings are at the top of the brain-chain, it is literally only natural that we highly prize anything related to thinking and especially the transference of […]

Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

  Crime and Punishment Most of our time in modern society is taken up by attempting to establish rules of behavior and consequences for breaking those rules. Everyday we read, hear or see images of how a misinterpretation, a change in perspective or an outright violation of our desire for fairness focuses our attention and […]