Category Archives: Randomness

…go against the stream

Happy Emmy Friday, crusaders!

On Wednesday I shared some nominated shows to check out, but today I’m taking a moment for those who have been deprived the honor of just being nominated.

It’s one of the burdens of living in a golden age of television — there are just too many fantastic shows to honor them all.

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…Get Lost

Happy Read a Book Day! This is the kind of holiday that I could (and usually do) celebrate every day.

Is there anything better than getting lost in a good book? Obviously the answer to that question is completely subjective, but for the purposes of celebrating the powers of reading let’s go with the simpler answer — no. Read the rest of this entry

…Kick Back

Happy Labor Day Weekend!

This weekend is all about kicking back, relaxing and enjoying the company of family and friends. Whether that’s lounging poolside enjoying the last few warm days of summer, or hitting the open road, I hope you’re making the most of your long weekend.

Because I know you’ve got places to be and people to see, I’m keeping this brief. To get you in the long weekend mood, here are a few videos to inspire… Read the rest of this entry

…be civil

On this day in 1920, the 19th Amendment, which gave U.S. women the right to vote went into effect. (Fun fact: The first woman was elected to the House of Representatives four years earlier.) Nearly a century later, we celebrate this victory for civil liberties with Women’s Equality Day. Read the rest of this entry

…serve it up

Today we celebrate a breakfast food that is so revered, it’s allowed its own appliance in many kitchens. I am of course speaking of National Waffle Day. Of course, here at the 2WC, it’s another excuse to talk about Leslie Knope (as if that’s necessary). Read the rest of this entry