Category Archives: Pop Culture

New Badge Earned: Cyclist Newbie

So after living in a very bike-friendly neighborhood for almost a year, I have finally purchased a new bicycle. I haven’t had a bike since college. And haven’t really ridden in many years. Yes, I remembered how to ride a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fangirl

Do you read and/or write fanfiction to your favorite book series? Did you ever feel like people outside of the fandom “just don’t understand”? Welcome to Cath Avery’s world. In Rainbow Rowell’s latest young adult novel, Cath is just starting … Continue reading

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Love is All Around

That great theme song. Those wonderfully written characters. The Mary Tyler Moore Show was a mainstay of my childhood. Even though I was born in the 80s, I was able to enjoy this show because my mother was a Mary … Continue reading

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Go Down to Sound City

As a huge music geek, I was ecstatic when Dave Grohl unveiled his documentary Sound City last month. I am a long-time Foo Fighters fan so I heard about through one of their e-mail blasts. After viewing the trailer about … Continue reading

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2012: Year in Review

It’s that time of year where everyone tries to tie up the year in top 10 lists. So here is my attempt. Here is a list of my favorite things from the year.     Book- The Fault in Our Stars … Continue reading

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The Art of the Raconteur

This past Friday night, I had the opportunity to attend a storytelling event called The Unchained Tour. The Moth, a storytelling network, traveled around the Carolinas to celebrate the art of the raconteur or storytellers. It was a mixture of … Continue reading

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For the Love of Grmm

Recently, I have discovered a fantastic new television show at the perfect time. NBC’s Grimm just returned from summer hiatus last week. I remember hearing about this show as a “one to watch” from last fall’s freshman shows but had … Continue reading

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Top of the Rock: The Rise and Fall of Must See TV: Book Review

I am a big fan of great comedy and grew up watching many of the hit shows that Warren Littlefield was responsible for on NBC during the 80s and 90s. Top of the Rock: The Rise and Fall of Must … Continue reading

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Geeking out is my perrogative

Some might say I am in the perfect profession to fan the the flames of my inner geek. I freely admit to having a lot of geek loves and sharing them with whoever will listen. I have always loved discovered … Continue reading

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An argument for physical books

Confession: I am a huge advocate of the reading of eBook on your favorite dedicated eReader. I own a Nook and enjoy consuming books that way. That being said, recently I have run across a few books that are, in … Continue reading

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