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It’s no secret that this Marvel universe has pulled together quite a cast of characters—a genius billionaire, Norse god, a gifted surgeon, a brilliant scientist/hulk, and a super soldier (to name a few). Now, with “Black Panther,” they’ve found a king, and so much more.
To start, we get Wakanda, a (fictitious…unfortunately) East African nation, that hides its true self from the outside world. Centuries ago, an enormous amount of vibranium (here’s a link for the non-nerds) landed there and given this small nation enormous technological advancements, something they decided long ago they must keep hidden from the outside world, for their own protection. This true Wakandan nation is led by its king, the Black Panther. Read the rest of this entry
This Monday, music fans are, no doubt, recovering from last night’s top honors and incredible performances. And who am I to get in the way of continuing that celebration?
Last night’s festivities included a truly iconic moment featuring a truly iconic performer. As a tribute to Sir Andrew Lloyd Weber, Patti LuPone performed the song that made her famous, “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” from “Evita.”
Following this earth-shattering performance from one of the greatest divas of our time, it became (painfully) clear that some music fans did not fully understand the magnitude of what they had just witnessed. I’m not here to judge, we all have our own personal knowledge gaps, but you better believe I am going to fix this.
So, today’s Monday Motivation comes courtesy of the one, the only, the great Patti LuPone. Read the rest of this entry
Crusaders, Halloween weekend is here! Can you believe it? Seeing as it’s Friday that means it is time to get serious about your Halloween movie options.
Of course, there will be plenty of options to catch “Hocus Pocus,” especially with the 24-hour marathon Freeform has planned for Halloween, but today I thought I’d take a look beyond the 13 Days fare for some other frightful (in a variety of ways) films. Read the rest of this entry
Just six days to go until Halloween and that means we’re seven days into the most revered of the modern, cultural Halloween celebrations—Freeform’s 13 Nights of Halloween.
This televised tradition brings millennials (they didn’t change ABC Family to Freeform for nothing) all the Halloween fun they could ask for. Read the rest of this entry
Today we celebrate Day of the Girl, an international holiday dedicated to the empowerment of young women around the world. Launched in 2011 by the United Nations, the day is meant to “to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.” It’s quite a powerful statement and mission to say the least.
So it might surprise you to find out that one of the top headlines today concerning girls came from the Boy Scouts of America.
The hundred plus-year-old organization will now allow girls to join, which sounds great and inclusive. Right… Read the rest of this entry