September 18th, 2014

FALL TV PREVIEW 2014: MUST WATCH ON FOX, The CW, & CBS

FALL TV PREVIEW 2014: MUST WATCH ON FOX, The CW, & CBS

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The second look at this season’s must see new shows featuring FOX, The CW, and CBS. FOX Mulaney (Sundays 9:30/8:30c)

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Premise: The show follows John in his day-to-day life as he interacts with his friends and works as a joke writer for a game-show host.

In a very Seinfeld style show, John Mulaney plays a version of himself (think Whitneybut perhaps not quite as terrible). This comedy will see…

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September 17th, 2014

Moffat’s “Listen” Revitalizes Doctor Who Like Never Before

Moffat’s “Listen” Revitalizes Doctor Who Like Never Before

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When they made this particular hero they didn’t give him a gun they gave him a screwdriver to fix things. They didn’t give him a tank or a warship or an x-wing fighter they gave him a call box from which you can call for help. And they didn’t give him a superpower or pointy ears or a heat ray they gave him an extra heart. They gave…

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September 8th, 2014

Fulfill Your “Destiny” and Get on Board with Bungie’s Massive New Hit

Fulfill Your “Destiny” and Get on Board with Bungie’s Massive New Hit

It’s July 22, 2007, sometime during that awkward time of the way, way, wayy too early morning when everything in the world should be asleep, except for those literal early birds who rise with the first rays of the sun. The time of day when no human being in their right mind should be awake. But I am. And I’m bawling my eyes out.

Sure, I’m eighteen years old, and sure I’m onlyreading a book. But…

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September 2nd, 2014
PODCAST: Doctor Who Series 8 Premier “Deep Breath” Discussion

Ric, Liam, and Corey carved out some time to reflect on the past, present, and future of Doctor Who in light of the Series 8 premier and debut of the 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi.

PODCAST: Doctor Who Series 8 Premier “Deep Breath” Discussion

Ric, Liam, and Corey carved out some time to reflect on the past, present, and future of Doctor Who in light of the Series 8 premier and debut of the 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi.

August 28th, 2014

Growing Up With Richard Linklater’s Inspiring “Boyhood”

Growing Up With Richard Linklater’s Inspiring “Boyhood”

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Marketed as a film “12 years in the making”, Richard Linklater’s Boyhood follows the character of Mason Evans, Jr. from the ages of six to 18. Normally, directors would do the practical thing and cast different actors to play the same character at different stages. (Tree of Life, for instance, did this, but it is one of many.) In true Linklater fashion, Boyhoodtakes the unorthodox approach: the…

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August 22nd, 2014

Fast Food Review: Taco Bell’s Dollar Cravings Menu

Fast Food Review: Taco Bell’s Dollar Cravings Menu

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As more and more fast food chains abandon their dollar menus (I’m looking at you McDonalds), Taco Bell has gone against the grain and officially introduced their Dollar Cravings Menu. The Dollar Cravings Menu contains 11 items for $1 each, although prices may vary. I was not happyreally pissed to see my local Taco Bell’s selling the menu items for $1.19, but having grown up in the Northeast, I…

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Surprise! ABC’s “Selfie” is REALLY Good

Surprise! ABC’s “Selfie” is REALLY Good

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In the realm of vapid self-absorption, ABC’s Selfie seeks to showcase the queen: Eliza Dooley, played by the wonderful Karen Gillan. We know she’s wonderful because she’s Amy Pond, and if you read this blog often enough you’ll know that several of us not only have a thing for redheads, but we are huge Doctor Who fans. Beyond that, Karen also had some of the best screen presence as a blue cyborg…

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August 20th, 2014

8 Ways to Improve Your Consumption of Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale

8 Ways to Improve Your Consumption of Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale

The coming of mid-August inevitably ushers in the advent of fall flavors and pumpkin spiced this and that. Samuel Adams has traded in their lemon-hinted Summer Ale for the fuller bodied Oktoberfest and the ubiquitous Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale has already hit the shelves.

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Shipyard Pumpkinhead Alehas long been one of my favorite Fall beers. It’s certainly not the best pumpkin beer out there (that’s…

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August 19th, 2014

"Guardians of the Galaxy" Podcast Discussion

“Guardians of the Galaxy” Podcast Discussion

Corey and Liam carved out some time to riff on some thoughts relating to the absolutely stellar Marvel film “Guardians of the Galaxy”. Take a listen here!

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July 21st, 2014

Fast Food Review: Taco Bell’s Paleo-Inspired “Cantina Power Bowl”

Fast Food Review: Taco Bell’s Paleo-Inspired “Cantina Power Bowl”

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Every year there seems to be a new diet craze that sweeps the nation. Atkins. South Beach. P90x. You name it.

One of the biggest fads over the past year I keep hearing about has been the Paleo Diet. Also known as the “Caveman Diet”, this eating plan focuses on foods available 10,000 years ago. Fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, lean meats and seafood are the core of the diet. Items to avoid are…

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