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Pop Culture

Movie Memorabilia – What Would You Like to Own?

On the Today show last week, representatives from Julien’s Auction House in Los Angeles were interviewed and showed off all of the old Hollywood memorabilia they had ready to sell, including one of the famous gingham pinafores worn by Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. Items like that fetch big bucks during auctions (in fact, […]

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Pop Culture

What Movies Are Must Watch, No Matter What?

The other day over lunch, my friend and I somehow ended up discussing movies that you absolutely must stop and watch when you find them on television, regardless of whether they just started or were almost over.  

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Humor

Captain Douchebag and the Not-So-Super Heroes

A few years ago, Mr. B was telling me a story about one of his co-workers who he called “Captain Douchebag.”  He kept telling the story, but I didn’t hear a thing he said because I was instantly and completely consumed with the question “What would Captain Douchebag’s super powers be?”

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Books

Kids’ Books I Like: Fairy Tales For All Ages

First, the answers from yesterday’s trivia: 1.  The Princess and the Frog

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Perspectives

Theatre is Good for Teen Spirits

Over the holidays, I was smacked in the face with memories based around my high school theatre experiences. My family visited the Cole Porter Room at the Indiana Historical Society, and I started having flashbacks to my days as a sophomore on the set of Anything Goes.

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Music

Whatever Happened to the Triple Threat?

I had intended to write something completely different here, but when I sat down ye olde computer machine “The Wizard of Oz” came on TBS.

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Movies

Hangover Cinema

Every once in a while (perhaps more often in college) you push it too far with the drinks one night and end up hungover. Everyone has their tricks for combating the morning after, and the second most common component (behind tons of water) has to be watching the perfect movie.