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Pop Culture, TV

Decoding HBO’s ‘Westworld’

HBO’s new hit sci-fi meets Western series “Westworld” has proven to be a welcomed distraction from the 24/7 news cycle covering this year’s presidential election. […]

Riz Ahmed play Nasir "Naz" Khan in HBO's limited series "The Night Of".
Pop Culture, TV

HBO’s ‘The Night Of’: Naz is likely innocent, but does it really matter?

By now, you might have read some of the critical praise that HBO’s latest limited series, “The Night Of” has been receiving. The show starring […]

Pop Culture, TV

Cringe! : Bill Simmons’ new HBO show ‘Any Given Wednesday’

I love Bill Simmons even though I could give a rat’s ass about Boston sports. That’s how strong of a personality Simmons is. I was […]

Pop Culture

The best comedy podcasts (Part One)

Earlier last year, President Barack Obama went on comedian Marc Maron’s eponymous podcast, “WTF with Marc Maron”. The now infamous episode—Episode 613—nearly cemented the podcast’s […]

Ham and Gruyere cheese croissant from Boulted Bread.
Brewery, Food & Drink, Movie, Restaurant, Travel

Best eats of 2015 end-of-year list

“Best of 2015” lists are dropping left and right. Here’s my own “best of 2015” restaurant list of this past year, mostly from the Triangle […]

Pop Culture, TV

Amazon Prime’s ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ hits enough high notes

I’ve loved Gael García Bernal ever since Y Tu Mamá También and regrettably didn’t know about Amazon Prime’s “Mozart in the Jungle” until recently. Amazon […]

What did Googlers search for the most in 2015?
Essays, Food & Drink, Movie, Pop Culture, TV

Google Trends answers the question: ‘What did Googlers search for the most in 2015?’

It’s that time of the year again when media outlets start publishing their “best of” lists. Which artist had the best album of the year? […]

Reaction the the 2016 Golden Globe nominations
Movie, Pop Culture, TV

Reaction to the the 2016 Golden Globe nominations

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the 2016 Golden Globe nominations this morning. I announced to my husband that, for me, this is like the […]

A promo poster for Alex Garland's Ex Machina.
Movie, Pop Culture

‘Ex Machina’: a beautiful Turing test for the viewer

Deus-ex machina. I knew of this Latin phrase, but never paid close attention to it. Then, I watched the 2015 Alex Garland-directed film Ex Machina […]