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Recently read - the wrap up of a trilogy

It feels like a long, long time ago that I first read Kelley Armstrong.  It was back before she was *big*.  Back before paranormal was absolutely huge.   507 more words

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Brass Moustache

brass moustache n. colloq. an unexpected stumbling block, generally deliberately-hidden for the sole purpose of tripping someone up.

First known usageBrass Eye soldier’s room inspection sketch, wherein the officer crows: “Aha! 18 more words

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Some dudes sent Walter White into space, just 'cause

What do you get when you give the guys at this second-screen app a Walter White bobblehead, a powerful balloon, and an eensy-weensy camera? Why, this video, which is both totally ridiculous and surprisingly moving. 55 more words


You weren't invited to Taylor Swift's Fourth of July party, but Lena Dunham and Emma Stone were

So okay, you’re probably going, “Is this, like, a Noxzema commercial or what?” But seriously, Taylor Swift actually has a way normal life for a 24-year-old millionaire pop-country songstress. 170 more words


Throwback Thursday: What's the best episode of 'Boy Meets World'?

Girl Meets World–which premiered on Disney Channel this past week–could really be dubbed a permanent ’90s Throwback Thursday (that’s technically airing on Fridays). In honor of this week’s Throwback Thursday, let’s hash out a very specific, very ’90s question: What is the all-time best episode of… 522 more words


Lunchtime Poll: What would you turn into if you were 'Beauty and the Beast'-ed?

It’s a tale as old as time: Creepy old woman asks to use your phone on a cold prologue night, elementary school-age prince declines because his parents raised him well, aforementioned spinster casts a curse on the kid and his entire staff, whose only crime was trying to get by on the crazy merry-go-round we call This Provincial Life. 243 more words

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RT magazine

I was early to a lunch get-together yesterday, so I wandered around B&N for a while.  I didn’t buy any books, but did leave with three magazines:  a Cooks Illustrated compilation of regional recipes, a local restaurant review/guide, and a copy of the July RT Magazine, which I haven’t read in ages.  200 more words

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