Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before. An admitted Trekkie, I went into official mourning last week as my wife and I watched the concluding […]
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My wife and I are always on the lookout for good television programs for our children to watch, and actually finding these is not always easy! There are plenty of cartoons and children’s shows to choose from, but not all of them capture the imagination of our 7-year-old and our 2-year old. On top […]
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Every writer takes off with a glorious destination in mind, and at some point every writer will crash and burn. Whether you’re still flying high and dreaming of book signings and making the New York Times Bestseller List, or whether you’ve survived a crash or two, gazing at the “dream wreckage” and considering throwing […]
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We like to have “Family Television Night” at our house, and are always looking for good family movies and television shows to watch with our young children. We’ve seen a little bit of everything, from Disney classics like The Princess and the Frog to utter silliness like the tutu-wearing lumberjack from The Tooth Fairy 2. […]
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I’m just going to say it: I despise Downton Abbey. I recognize that everyone and their mother is obsessed with this show, but I found it to be slow paced with unnecessarily lengthy episodes that I thought were never going to end. At the end of the day, you can set it in the Victorian […]
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Okay, I’ll admit it. I watch reality television shows, and I actually like it. Let’s face it – as annoying as they can be, it really is entertaining to watch regular, everyday people take on extreme challenges. And it’s even more entertaining to hear what’s going through their head the entire time! Which is […]
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The Office, a television sitcom produced by NBC, made us laugh and brought us to tears as it revealed the small miracles that take place every day in the most ordinary places. The series finale provided viewers with many tender moments which captured the philosophy behind the entire show. For example, Andy Bernard mused, […]
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