Oct 4, 2011  •  In Entertainment, Movies, NYC, Personal, Sports

Celebrity Sightings and Meetings

I just finished watching the season premiere of Dexter and was surprised to see that Colin Hanks would be playing this season’s villain. Don’t get me wrong — I know that he is a great actor and would probably knock the role out of the park, but having met him in person, it is a bit difficult to imagine this outgoing, easily likable young man portraying a sinister character on screen. Thinking about the contrast between Colin Hanks’ character on Dexter versus what I knew of him from our encounter made me consider all the celebrities I have ever met,…
Oct 4, 2011  •  In Books, Entertainment, Funny, Geek

Harry Potter vs. Lord of the Rings

My Harry Potter vs. Star Wars post has been one of the most popular to date, garnering over 3,000 “Like”s on Facebook alone! Today, I share with you the Lord of the Rings version. And I gotta admit — Harry Potter seems to have more in common with LOTR than with Star Wars. Enjoy! Via Reddit.…
Sep 24, 2011  •  In Art/Design, Books, Entertainment, Movies, Personal

‘The Princess Bride’ Monopoly [I Want!]

The Princess Bride is one of my all-time favorite books. Sure, the movie has its moments (“MAH-widge…MAH-widge is what bwings us together today. Wove, twoo wove…”), but as with most big screen adaptations of novels, I feel that the film version — while doing a great job of including most of the best parts of the book — misses some of the intricacies and biting sarcasm that makes “S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure” a must-read in this blogger’s opinion. (Fact: did you know that S. Morgenstern actually does not exist? He was made up by…
Sep 19, 2011  •  In Android, Books, Entertainment, Funny, Geek, Parenting, Reviews

3 Things I’m Digging Right Now

1. 7 Little Words This little app has got me losing sleep and seeing word combos everywhere! (Similar to when you play Tetris for too long, you start seeing Tetris shapes in your head. :-P) I’ve gotten a bunch of my friends hooked on it too, including J, who usually hates word games. I’m going to let the following screenshots do the explaining for you: I highly, highly recommend this game for all my readers…even if you normally don’t like word games! Get the Android version here. Get the iOS version here.   2. Divergent Last month, I fell on…