Category: Pop Culture

How the Devil Stole Our Hearts

  If you haven’t heard of the tv show Lucifer by now, you just may be living under a rock. The show already had a cult following so powerful that the fans (with the help of Netflix) managed to resurrect the show from an untimely cancellation. Now, season 4 has taken the world by storm…
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A Whole… ~Familiar World: A Live-Action Aladdin Review

A whole familiar world A dazzling place I sort of knew… But at my desk here, It’s crystal clear It’s time to share my Aladdin review with you Don’t let my spin on A Whole New World fool you. I really enjoyed the new live-action version of Aladdin! As a child of the late eighties,…
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Eat Like a Victorian—on burgers, fries, and soda

Nothing quite says modern hustle like burger joints, food trucks, and grabbing junk food for that night’s Netflix binge. Fast food answers the problem of our hectic lives, where there’s places to be and work to be done and absolutely no time to spend crafting artisan eats in the kitchen. Plus, many so-called kitchen nooks…
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Our Watch Has Ended: C.L. Cannon Reviews the Game of Thrones Series Finale

Well fantasy fans, our long watch is finally over, of Game of Thrones that is. Last Sunday, May 19th was the last ever episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Like many of you, I had strong emotions about both the ending of this show and the season as a whole. I’m going to attempt to…
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Which Witch? Why we love both versions of Sabrina The Teenage Witch

  Season 2 of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina dropped on Netflix last month and I, for one, was excited. You see, children of the nineties like myself, knew the character of Sabrina Spellman as portrayed by Melissa Joan Hart very well. Sabrina was a zany teenage girl. A half-mortal, half-witch who spends her time…
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Dear Evan Hansen, You Need a Tribe

  In this age of hyperconnectivity, some people feel more alone than ever. I had an interesting pair of experiences a couple of weeks ago that reminded me how important it is to connect. And how hard it can be. Don’t worry, this isn’t one of those, “the internet is bad, get off my lawn”…
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C.L. Cannon Reviews Avengers: Endgame

  11 years and 22 films have brought us here, to the culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the release of the highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame. Opening weekend was a big hit for the studio making a record-breaking $1.2 billion globally and $350 million in the United States! I’m going to post both a…
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How the Media Invented Jack the Ripper

  Jack the Ripper is a favorite subject for fiction writers for many reasons and the notion that the sinister drama is true ranks high among them. However, we don’t know the killer’s name or occupation, if there were one or several killers, and even the exact number of victims. The number of suspects is…
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Making The Connection: What Gamers & Sci-fi/Fantasy Fans Have In Common

  How would gamers find a book they might like? Why would they even want to pick one up instead of playing their favorite game? If you like fantasy or sci-fi games, does that mean you would like that kind of book as well? Actually, yes. Reading a great adventure has as much to offer…
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How to Plan the Most Epic Game of Thrones Season Premiere Party

The final season of Game of Thrones premieres on April 14th. And we can’t just let it fade into the abyss. No, it deserves a Game of Thrones party.  It’s almost unbelievable that this is the final season of Game of Thrones. I can barely remember a time when it wasn’t a part of our cultural…
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