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Humor

Internet Rumor Mongering

Who even knows what to believe on the internet these days? Rumors spread quickly and with much fanfare on the internet, especially if it’s something we want to believe. We at P-Mag are doing our part to make sure that the internet is full of untruths and wishful thinking. Here are some rumors (and maybe […]

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Movies

Movies I’m Weirdly Obsessed With: A Knight’s Tale

Earlier this week, Hillary reviewed Galavant which reminded me how great A Knight’s Tale was. So in all it’s early 2000s glory, I revisit this magnificent celebration of b-list supporting character actors and anachronistic music scores.

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: JewelCourt edition

It is time to reveal my P-Mag birthday gift to the world! JewelCourt won my give away and was kind enough to give me an awesome birthday playlist. I was pleasantly surprised to see how well our tastes aligned.

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Music

5 Songs Getting Me through Today

This is the end of a long week! Here are five songs to get you through the last day before the weekend. They’re definitely helping me!

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Music

A Playlist for Conference Planning

Conference planning is terrible. The past few weeks of my life (and next few days) have been completely dedicated to conference planning. As the default event coordinator in my understaffed office, this is a lot of wrangling people and offices and supplies and everything under the sun. This is also calling hotels, ordering tote bags, […]

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Lunchtime Poll

LTP: Mid-Week Welcome Back Dance Party!

We took a little break and came back all shiny and new!

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week

I listen to a lot of music. If I am out of the house and not actively engaging someone, I am listening to music. My headphones go on the minute I leave my apartment. Partly this keeps people from talking to me on the bus or on the street, and partly it’s because my brain […]

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Music

30 Years of Music: 1986

1986, already! The year of my brother’s birth. I venture outside of my usual musical territory this time around, and let us all be better for it. Behold…

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Music

Alphabet Soup: Favorite Songs for The Letter U

Believe it or not, I am not offering five songs with “Under” in the title. Let us call this week “U for Unusual.”

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Music

Alphabet Soup: The Letter Q

At first, the only songs that popped into my head for this letter were bad ones like “Que Sera Sera” (sorry, Doris Day fans) or “Quit Playing Games With My Heart” (ditto Backstreet gals).

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History

The Princess Who Became a Queen

Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for sixty years. She holds no political power, and isn’t even allowed to publicly reveal what her political preferences are. But Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor is one of the most famous and iconic women of our era. She was a beautiful, elegant princess who charmed the world and at only […]

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Music

Happy Birthday, Freddie

When I logged on this morning for work, I saw several tributes to Freddie Mercury were peppering the interwebs. Today (September 5th) would have been his 65th birthday. Admittedly I had no idea until I read it online. Despite the fact that he’s one of my childhood heroes who I continue to love and admire […]

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Politics

History Happens: the Queen’s Visit to Ireland

A rant about those who insist on living in the past.