What’s the Next Big Bad?

From classic monsters re-imagined to genetically enhanced robots of the future, popular culture has moved from vampires to zombies, generating millions of followers in the process. Films and TV shows made us fall in love and despise characters of supernatural origin and their interaction with humanity, but when the fad is over, what will be…

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Are We There Yet? A Brief Look at Conspiracy Theories…

Conspiracy theories have always been controversial, ranging from government-staged moon landings to secret organizations that hold the power of world domination. There are even conspiracy theories built around those researching consipracy theories, possibly as a cautionary tale to others that could get too close to the supposed truth. If any of these theories are actually…

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5 Movies Overdue for Remake

As much as I can’t stand remakes or reboots, there are some films that I actually wish I could see again now that we have the special effects technology to enhance them. That being said, there are also remakes that have been created that I wish hadn’t…*cough cough* Spider-Man, Batman, Planet of the Apes, Psycho,…

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Easy White Chocolate Grapes Recipe

The dreaded potluck. Everyone sooner or later will be invited to participate in a custom that requires the bringing of a supposed homemade dish. Sometimes it’s at work. Sometimes it’s after a funeral. No matter when it is, if you’re not the best chef, it can be painful to watch everyone walk past your dish,…

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Cable, and Satellite, and Streaming! Oh My!

While working in an industry that some feel is hanging on for dear life, I find that my thoughts on whether or not I found it necessary to have cable television in my home had completely changed. With the popularity of mobile apps and streaming services spreading like wildfire, most cable and satellite television subscribers…

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My Must See Movies: Summer 2014

Some of the most anticipated movies of 2014 will be released in a few months, but are they all worth the price of admission and an extra large soda (even if it has free refills)? Set to hit theaters this Summer are sequel, prequels, and action packed sci fi films to keep you on the…

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The 50 Film Bucket List

You may not be dying, but without taking the time to watch these 50 films, you’re not living either. Does that seem harsh? Well, consider your reaction the day your coworker thinks that Ben Affleck might make a good choice for Batman because he was “good in that movie ‘Daredevil’”. If you just cringed (or…

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ECIGS: Why You Should Be Vaping

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “an estimated 42.1 million people, or 18.1% of all adults (aged 18 or older), in the United States smoke cigarettes”. It’s an astonishing number considering the government’s efforts to raise prices of cigarettes and ban their use in most bars, restaurants, and other business establishments. The…

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