On Legends and Grief

I played basketball when I was in middle school. I’ve attended exactly one NBA game and one Harlem Globetrotters game. I have never participated in March Madness bracket. I don’t even know if I could name more than a dozen pro-basketball teams (are there even more than a dozen? I assume so, but I’m not […]

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And the nominees are…n't?

WTF Oscars. I shouldn’t be surprised at this point. I know that. And I know there are plenty of people out there who like to espouse the “just don’t care” “the Oscars are pointless anyways” “it doesn’t matter” mantras. But here’s the issue: the Oscars do still matter. Maybe they shouldn’t, but that’s a different […]

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Book Thoughts: End of 2019 Celebri-Reads

My Celebri-Reads Book Club has a LOT of exciting new books ahead of us now that 2020 has finally arrived. Here’s our list for the year: If those covers are a bit hard to read, here’s the list: Audition: A Memoir by Barbara Walters Karamo by Karamo Brown The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide by […]

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2020 Pop Culture Challenge: MY Rory Reading List

Okay, I’ve given my challenge lists some more thought, and I’ve decided to pare down the Rory Gilmore Reading List for my personal decade (or shorter) challenge. Here’s what I’ve pulled from the list: Anything I’ve read before. Yes, in my initial blog, I said I would re-read them in the spirit of the challenge, […]

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2020: Pop Culture Challenges

We’re at the dawn of a new decade**, and that always causes me to feel inspired to take on some big challenges. Usually in December I find myself setting up challenges for the next year ahead, but let’s face it — the days are long but the years are short, and maybe a ten year […]

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This Year, I Rebel.

I honestly can’t remember the first time I tried NaNoWriMo. I think it was in 2004, which would make this the 15th year I make an attempt. Now, I’ll be honest – most of those attempts have gone exactly nowhere. Some I’m pretty sure I quit on day one with less than 1,000 words. Others […]

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A Very (Not So) Scary Television List

Okay, first – who am I kidding? We all know I tremble and cry and hide at scary stuff, so it’s very, very unlikely that anything on this list is actually very scary, but…well, the rhyme scheme fit with my “A Very Merry Television List” from 2015, so I decided to run with it! Much […]

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