Ian Holm: “There and…” Back Again to LOTR for Us

Sir Ian Holm’s passing on June 19 was sad. I dread to think of other household names we might lose during this loser of a year. Did you know he was knighted? He was, back in 1998. Ash was my favorite character in Alien. He was the voice of Skinner, the tiny chef (not the rat)Continue reading “Ian Holm: “There and…” Back Again to LOTR for Us”

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Unpublished Piece: Birds of All Kinds of Feathers

Having been let go from my job thanks to COVID-19, I’ve been actively pursuing my dream of having a career in journalism. One thing I’m learning is that not every piece I write will be published, and that’s okay. The main thing is to keep the fingers pecking away. That may be a pun forContinue reading “Unpublished Piece: Birds of All Kinds of Feathers”

10 Things That Still Hold Up in 2020

We all know that many things don’t age well, particularly when it comes to media and pop-culture. We’ve all been locked up with all of our old movies and books that many of us have revisited, so I thought this would be an interesting thing to post. Being twenty years into the 21st century, I thinkContinue reading “10 Things That Still Hold Up in 2020”

Does The Hunger Games Go Too Far?

So Suzanne Collins’ newest book, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, was released ealier last week. Sarabeth’s only got a few pages left as of this writing, and I’ll be reading it soon, so look forward to a full review from us soon. I did some digging around on some of my older posts and foundContinue reading “Does The Hunger Games Go Too Far?”

Top 10 Good Things that Have Come from the Shutdown

There’s two sides of every coin, lest we take the bad without the good. That’s why I’m listing the top ten things that we got from the shutdown from March to May. 10. Some time off Admittedly not everyone got furloughed or let go due to the coronavirus, but many millions of people did. SoContinue reading “Top 10 Good Things that Have Come from the Shutdown”

Starting Fresh, Starting Over

If these quarantine times have offered any value at all, it’s the gift of time. AmIright? (Unless you’re a healthcare or retail worker, or hold any position that has been deemed essential, then you truly are a hero worthy of Tony Stark’s EDITH glasses.) But for the rest of us, we’ve been given the opportunityContinue reading “Starting Fresh, Starting Over”