Interview

Organization Expert Cassandra Aarssen Teaches Us How to Clean Up Our Clutter in ‘Hot Mess House’

Good news for you clutter kings and queens out there. You’re not messy, lazy or disorganized! “You’re just not organizing for your unique style,” tells Cassandra “Cas” Aarssen, a recovering super slob now professional organizer, bestselling author, YouTuber and creator of clutterbug.com. Cas brings her talents to HGTV in the new self-shot series Hot Mess House airing Wednesdays. Each episode of Hot Mess House starts with Cas meeting her clients via Skype and then taking a video tour of their home, where she then helps them identify an organization style that works best for their life. “When you want to […]

Drama

Dark Drama “Hightown” Looks At What Lies Under the Surface

Starz’s new show Hightown has all of the trappings of an intense prestige drama — murder, addiction, sex. It follows hard-partying National Marine Fisheries Service agent Jackie Quiñones (played by Chicago Fire’s Monica Raymund) as her discovery of a dead body in the bay propels her into sobriety and a compulsion to figure out what happened. The setting is Provincetown in Cape Cod, rife with tourists, but the people who live there have their own secrets. This kind of project is new to Raymund, who after graduating from Juilliard cut her teeth on shows like Lie to Me and The […]