Monthly Archives: April 2013

America the Gorgeous (Let’s Keep it That Way!)

Did you know that April happens to be National Keep America Beautiful Month? Well if you don’t, you do now- and I am here to tell you more! April is time a time of rain and growth, so it makes sense … Continue reading

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I’ll See You at the Movies

Since he first started writing movie reviews in 1967, Chicago-based film critic Roger Ebert has been the main voice in film criticism in modern America. The elder statesman of film, Ebert has been writing reviews for years, famous for his … Continue reading

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The Book Came First

You know what the best part of the start of April was? Not the chance to play stupid pranks on my roommate, not the license to post 100% fake stuff on Facebook (because no one normally does that)….. it was the … Continue reading

Posted in A Song of Ice and Fire, adaptations, Charlaine Harris, Friday Night Lights, Game of Thrones, True Blood, TV | Leave a comment

There’s an App for That!

You know what I hear a lot about finding good poetry? That it’s just too hard to find. Sure, you can find the classic stuff by wandering through the library’s poetry section (if you can direct the Dear Reader to the … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Age of the Internet (Dial up or Facebook)

For National Poetry Month, let’s consider some poetic arts. I feel that people have a tendency to think of poetry as just old white guys whose writing you were forced to read in high school. Modern poetry is, I think, … Continue reading

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