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Soulless Night: AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 Top 10 Perform

March 31, 2010 – 12:55 pm | 16 Comments
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by Jason Matthews
In case you missed it, an article in last week’s Entertainment Weekly said that this season of American Idol is unconscionably bad. If you’ve seen even a moment of the last month of …


Kim Wright: Finding Closure In MID AIR

March 29, 2010 – 11:46 pm | 9 Comments
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The starred Publishers Weekly review for Kim Wright’s debut novel, Love in Mid Air, may have aroused my interest, but I really wanted to read the book and host Wright on her blog tour because …


AWESOME Giveaway

March 28, 2010 – 9:36 pm | 19 Comments
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I’ve given away some great books but this one is literally Awesome. Thanks to Amy Einhorn/Putnam, I have two ARCs of Neil Pasricha’s The Book of Awesome, a collection of everyday awesome things that the …


PCNews Roundup

March 27, 2010 – 11:06 pm | 10 Comments

Didn’t have time to keep up with pop culture news this week? No worries. Watch my quick slideshow and you’ll be up to date in no time.
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Serial Reader

March 25, 2010 – 12:58 am | 71 Comments

This topic has come up a few times for me recently so I thought I’d open it up for discussion. If you’re about to start reading an author who writes a series, how important is …


Winners of Anne Lamott’s IMPERFECT BIRDS

March 24, 2010 – 5:48 pm | 2 Comments

Random.org selected two winners for me: Charlotte Cecilia and Storeetllr will each receive an ARC of Imperfect Birds courtesy of Riverhead Books. (Interestingly enough, both said they hate cleaning the house, something I also loathe.) The book …


Party in the US AI: AMERICAN IDOL Season 9 Top 11 Perform

March 24, 2010 – 11:56 am | 12 Comments
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by Jason Matthews
When Simon leaves Idol at the end of the season, can Miley Cyrus take his place? She makes the show SO fun. She’s just as bitchy, just as divisive, and just as deliciously …


LOST: “Ab Aeterno” Review

March 24, 2010 – 1:25 am | 12 Comments

by Sarah Carbiener
Disclaimer: This was one of eight episodes left in the final season of Lost.  At this stage of the game, avoiding spoilers is nigh impossible. You have been warned.
I’m incredibly conflicted and frustrated …


BREAKING BAD: “No Mas” Review

March 22, 2010 – 5:16 pm | 3 Comments
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This review was written by contributing writer Ethan Ogilby, who’s pretty badass himself. The post contains spoilers.––PCN
“You either run from things, or you face them,” Jesse (Aaron Paul) tells Walt (Bryan Cranston) in the Season …


The Girl Who Watched Tattooed Girls

March 22, 2010 – 2:00 am | 26 Comments
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Even though I looked forward to seeing The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, I held on to a small amount of skepticism so I wouldn’t be too disappointed if it turned out crappy. I’m happy …


Movies I’m Anticipating in Spring/Summer 2010

March 18, 2010 – 11:50 pm | 16 Comments

Now that the Oscars are over, we can stop thinking about last year’s films and look forward to what’s coming up this year. Here are the ones I’m most anticipating in the next six months, …


AMERICAN IDOL Season 9: Top 12 (S)Tumbling the Dice on Stones Night

March 17, 2010 – 2:46 am | 3 Comments
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by Jason Matthews
No more fooling around; it’s time to pick our next American Idol. For better or worse (we miss you, Katelyn! Smell ya later, Lilly!), this is our Top 12 and we have to …

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