Author Archives: Zer


Happy Friday and welcome to another weekend of March Madness. You’ll have to forgive the onslaught of Loyola school spirit, but it takes some time to adjust to the new status of “sports school.”

They say it’s lonely at the top, and while the Ramblers still have a little ways to go before reaching the summit. I have to say the ascent has been anything, but lonely. It seems like with each victory the bandwagon of fans only grows. Read the rest of this entry


…Take the Lead

We’re well into Women’s History Month, so this What to Watch Wednesday I thought I’d take a moment to honor just a few of the fabulous ladies of the smaller screen.

With each passing season, it seems like there are more and more programs not only about women, but featuring more women in front of and behind the camera. On top of that, representation of women on these programs has become increasingly diverse.

A lot of this change is coming from public demand, but it’s also from women in the industry looking out for and lifting each other up. It’s encouraging, and a strong contradiction to the tired trope of women seeing other women as competition.

We’ve by no means reached the ideal. We still have quite a ways to go, but sometimes you to take a moment to appreciate the strides you’ve managed to make. Read the rest of this entry

…Jump Start

It’s the beginning of a new week filled with potential. If that doesn’t have you feeling motivated, let’s try a different angle.

With the first weekend of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in the books, there’s upsets and madness in the air. Read the rest of this entry

…Luck Out

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’ll keep this short and sweet since I know there’s a lot of parades, day drinking, and other green-clad fun to take part in.

Outside of knowing how to cut loose, the Irish have a few other skills. If you’re several beers in they may be hard to think of so I’ll help get you started. Read the rest of this entry


Welcome to the Ides of March. Today is traditionally a day to watch your back. Which makes sense, seeing as it’s the day Julius Caesar was stabbed, quite literally, in the back.

With the spirit of the day in mind, I thought I’d tell you to do the opposite.

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