Kobe Bryant: A Tribute to a Legend

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers

I was enjoying a relaxed Sunday afternoon, eating and laughing with family, when my phone suddenly began buzzing. I pulled my phone out of my pocket to see a text from a close friend. “Kobe Bryant just died in a helicopter crash.” “Come on, man. That’s not cool. No way that’s true, gotta be a [ keep reading ]

Why Action Movies are Good for the Movie Industry

This past year was a huge one for movies with wide appeal. Generally, that means movies that are action or family blockbusters, like “Avengers: Endgame”. Movie goers turned out in droves earlier this year to find out what happened to Iron Man, et al. (Don’t worry – I won’t post spoilers, just in case you [ keep reading ]

The myth of the 27 Club

27 club, hourglass in pebbles

Selena Gomez, Cardi B, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas and dozens others have at least one thing in common: they were born in 1992. This means that they are at or nearing the age of 27. While this may not seem like as great a milestone as 21 or even 40, to a celebrity, [ keep reading ]

Lizzo, Girl, NO

I have been loving me some Lizzo. Rapper, singer, flautist, and all-around bad ass, she took the music world by storm this year with hits like “Truth Hurts” and “Good as Hell”. I really enjoy her stance on body positivity. She’s not skinny, but still flaunts fun and revealing costumes in her shows and public [ keep reading ]

Celebrity fun facts to lighten your day

Hollywood, sign in hills

Are you feeling it? There’s an atmosphere of mixed anticipation-slash-anxiety as the official 2019 holiday season swiftly approaches for kick-off. If you need a break from planning your Thanksgiving menu or guest list, I’ve compiled a short list of celebrity fun facts to lighten the load. I have a dear friend from high school who [ keep reading ]

Kanye West: Friend or foe of Jesus Christ?

Kanye West, crowd with hands raised

There are a few topics that tend to incite debate, and Christianity is definitely one of them. Even within the Christian community itself, you might find numerous interpretations and belief systems regarding the general tenets and truths of believers. When a person accepts Jesus Christ as the Savior of the World, other people, especially fellow [ keep reading ]

The Good Don’t Live Long Enough

The good don't live long enough

A while back, I wrote the first article about losing talented musicians too soon. In the second of that series, I need to clarify that soon is a relative term. When it comes to the music that moves me — and so many others — life itself is too short. It’s not always a matter [ keep reading ]

Wizard of Oz Specially Featured By Google

Google, celebrating Wizard of Oz, tablet

If you’re a baby boomer, you’ve likely watched the Wizard of Oz a hundred times. I can clearly recall it being a big deal when I was a kid. Once a year, it would play on TV. It took two nights and was a special event. Wizard of Oz was one of the first movies [ keep reading ]

Does “Friends” Stand the Test of Time?

There are some TV shows that I could watch over and over again and not get tired of them. This isn’t the case for every show I’ve fallen in love with over the years (“Sex and the City” anyone?) But at the top of my list for re-watchable shows is the classic 90s/early 00s sitcom, [ keep reading ]

In Defense of Kim Kardashian West

I never thought I would ever have much that was nice to say about Kim Kardashian West. Though I never wished her any ill, I certainly wasn’t a fan. I’ve never watched a minute of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians”. My eyes roll at most mentions of her and her family. I’ve been known to [ keep reading ]

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