Archive for October 2017

This Is Us, I quit thee

This Is Us, I quit thee
Dear This Is Us, It’s not you, it’s…well, it is you. Let’s be honest. I knew this would happen. I saw it coming all last season. You burned too hot and too fast. You were always going to have to pull back the reins in the second season, and now you are. You’re engaging in fifth season... Read more »

15 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas From This Year's Movies (2017)

15 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas From This Year's Movies (2017)
Halloween is only 10 days away now. If you’ve put off deciding on your costume until the last minute, Hammervision is here to help. Here are 15 awesome Halloween costume ideas from this year’s movies that will surely please the movie and pop culture-literate folks at your party, trick ‘r treat outing, or workplace function. Some are more... Read more »

Which TV show currently brings me the most glee? The answer may surprise you.

Which TV show currently brings me the most glee? The answer may surprise you.
I’ve been thinking lately about how much joy I used to get from TV, from the whole act of watching TV. The start of the fall season used to be an event. It had its own feeling. There were shows I could not wait to watch–that I’d spend days getting excited about. I’d sit on the... Read more »
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Screen-Free Mornings

Screen-Free Mornings
I am a screen queen. I have two laptops–one for my editing job, and one for my writing. I read novels on a paperwhite Kindle and craft books, cookbooks, and magazines on my Kindle Fire. I track food, check email, watch the weather, make lists, tweet, book face, Instagram, listen to podcasts, etc., etc., etc.... Read more »

Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049

Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049
BLADE RUNNER 2049 Genre: Sci-Fi Rating: R Running Time: 163 mins. Premise: 30 years after the events in the first film, a new Blade Runner named Agent K (Ryan Gosling) is assigned a dangerous new investigation involving Replicants that eventually leads him face-to-face with Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford). Hard to go into too much more detail without... Read more »

YA Scavenger Hunt

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some AWESOME PRIZES! At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author,... Read more »
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Dead Draw Comes Home to Chicago on October 5

Dead Draw Comes Home to Chicago on October 5
Movies take a long time to make. I should know. I laid witness to the whole process having co-produced and served as legal counsel on the movie, Dead Draw. The good news is we actually have something to show for it after 4 years. And, you’ll be able to see it. Soon! Back in Fall 2013,... Read more »