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Priceline Negotiator's Epic Death

Priceline Negotiator's Epic Death
Tonight I saw the Priceline commercial where William Shatner’s character dies! I couldn’t believe it. It was short. It was dramatic. It was memorable. Why isn’t there an award for best commercial spokesperson? We live in a world where commercials can easily be avoided. You DVR something, and fast forward through the commercials, or you... Read more »

WGN News shows some love to our Michael Jackson costumes

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During the WGN Evening News, they share viewers Facebook photos that were posting on their Fan Page. Even though I work at WGN, today was the first time one of my photos made it on air. Somehow it doesn’t surprise me that the picture is of me and my fiancé in costume! (When are we... Read more »

Is Nicolas Cage a real-life vampire?

If this isn't a photograph of the immortal Nicolas Cage, then we definitely found his doppelgänger.
Vampires have been all the rage in pop culture over the past few years. Not being a huge vampire fanatic myself, even I have Vampire Diaries recorded on my DVR every week. These supernatural creatures have been sensationalized, and rightly so, they’re complete bad-asses (unless they sparkle…that’s not bad-ass at all, that’s just silly). Could... Read more »
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Oh! It's Administrative Professionals Day

I’ve recently gone back into Ugly Betty Marathon mode. This morning I watched episode 21 of season 1, “Secretaries Day.” Much to my surprise it’s actually Administrative Professionals Day today! What a weird coincidence. This is just another occasion where my life mirrors that of Betty Suarez. I only wish I had a rich boss... Read more »

World Cup comes to Middle Earth (VIDEO)

World Cup comes to Middle Earth (VIDEO)
Anyone who knows me can tell you that I don’t care about sports. So of course, I haven’t been watching the World Cup. However, working at a TV news station, it’s hard to avoid the latest updates. Recently the annoying vuvuzela has been making news. Fans at the World Cup have been blowing this horns... Read more »

Are teen wolves at a school near you?

Are teen wolves at a school near you?
Lucky for us, these teen wolves aren’t full on furry! High school is full of cliques. The drama geeks, nerds, cheerleaders, goths, band geeks, and the list goes on. It appears that there’s another social group emerging in high schools. Teen wolves!? With the popularity of the Twilight series, it’s no surprise teens are jumping... Read more »
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Happy Geek Pride Day!

Happy Geek Pride Day!
So, according to my Facebook event list, today is Geek Pride Day. It has been celebrated on May 25 since 2006 celebrating the premiere of the first Star Wars movie in 1977. Here are your rights and responsibilities on this day: Princess Leia, me, and a couple of Wookies Rights: The right to be even... Read more »

Having "So Much Pun" surfing the web!

Having "So Much Pun" surfing the web!
Like any other person, I enjoy surfing the web for funny stuff, and today I stumbled upon SoMuchPun.com! Basically, people submit pictures that are punny…I love it! Brought to you by the same people who gave us the LOLcats of icanhascheezburger.com. Here are some of my favorite geeky/punny pictures!

Controversial Disney Characters

Controversial Disney Characters
Disney has been one of the pioneers of animated feature films, and we’ve all grown up with their classic movies. But, as one blogger, Amy Cook, brought to my attention, “Disney movies actually entail some pretty blatant racist and sexist overtones.” Are there messages in these cartoons that some would find offensive? Amy’s blog features... Read more »
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Crazy About Pokémon: My impulsive video game purchase

My boyfriend and I now have matching DS Lites! I was officially dubbed the “most awesome girlfriend ever,” after I gave my boyfriend a silver Nindento DS Lite, Pokémon Pearl, and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, for our one-year anniversary this past weekend. My boyfriend is a huge gamer, and I’ve had my DS Lite for... Read more »