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Halt and Catch Fire is the Best New Series on TV

The Farrell File

The new AMC drama Halt and Catch Fire is highly addictive. The show is set in 1983, where personal computers were an emerging market. 635 more words

Pop Culture

8 Unbelievable Ways Government Wastes Your Money

If there is one thing government is good at it’s spending money. Next time vital services are cut during a shutdown, or government threatens to cut veteran benefits, we thought you could think back on some of these government expenses. 106 more words

Politics

Stuck on a Langoliers-type flight: Tips for how to get through bad flights

Stuck on a Langoliers-type flight: Tips for how to get through bad flights

Happy Travel Tuesday!

In the past three weeks I have had, what some may refer to as, bad flights. 1,056 more words

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Meghan Trainor's Song "All About That Bass" Embraces Curves

The song “All about that bass” by Meghan Trainor is number 18 on iTunes right now and that is majorly surprising. Why? Because it’s a song about being happy with being what society considers overweight.

News

I Don’t Think You Quite Understand: On Being an Australian Football Supporter

Unlike those who grew up in Europe or South America, I can remember where I was when I watched my first football match. England vs Sweden. 1,421 more words

Pop Culture

Rising Star update 2

Okay, I know I said I wouldn’t update again (I said probably… Close enough) but I just can’t get over the fact that there really isn’t much talent on that show… Like, the best person by far is Jesse kinch (kinche?), followed by Alice Lee, and then Macy Kate… And in those 3 spots, there are HUGE gaps of talent… Like I said before, these contestants aren’t undeserving of being on this show, it’s just, I’m shocked at how low the levels of talent are. 176 more words

Pop Culture

Matthew Sweet at the Abbey Bar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

I recorded a few minutes here and there from Matthew Sweet’s show last night at the Abbey Bar here in Harrisburg.  I did my best but one can only do so much with a camera phone, and the skill of its operator (*ahem*) didn’t help much either.   158 more words

Harrisburg