…kill it

As our “hero” states in his opening voiceover, “Deadpool 2” is a family movie. And I have to say, he’s absolutely right. Seriously.

Okay, not so much in the traditional sense…please, dear god, do not bring the children…but in the sense that it is about a family. Yes, they have problems. Yes, they have enemies. But at the end of the day, they would decapitate any henchman who tried to lay a finger on their family. Read the rest of this entry

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…Nose Best

Happy Red Nose Day! If you haven’t already, you can donate here. If you have no idea what Red Nose Day is, keep reading…and then you can donate here.

This fundraiser to end childhood poverty has been going strong since 2015 in the US (and since 1988 in the UK). Read the rest of this entry

…end well

This What to Watch Wednesday, I bring sad (but not too sad) tidings. It’s the time of year TV fans dread, “sweeps” season.

It’s that magical time in the spring and fall when the powers that be decide which beloved shows will stay and which will go (and yes, every show is beloved by someone).

This spring (and late winter) brought the beginning of the end for more than a few favorites, but I take comfort in another trend these shows have benefitted from — the opportunity to go out on their own terms.

Yes, I wish these gems could run forever, but there are few greater gifts than the chance to end a story well. So thank you powers that be, for the chance to see these stellar stories shine (one last time 😢). Read the rest of this entry

…Be A Neighbor

There’s a lot going on in the world this Tuesday. Some of it’s bad and a lot of it is mundane. However, one thing that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face is a trending hashtag — #ThingsILearnedFromMrRogers

During 31 seasons of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” Fred Rogers taught countless lessons to generations of children.

The lesson behind it all though, was quite simple — be kind. Read the rest of this entry

…get the memo

Today we celebrate a very particular day of note, but first, I’ll give you a moment to grab a pen and paper. You’re going to want to jot this down.

It’s National Memo Day! And it feels like the perfect motivation to get us all started on the right foot this Monday.

Never underestimate the power of a memo. Read the rest of this entry