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Summertime is just groovy


Anybody else longing for those cooler temperaturesyet? Back when the weather was cold, I wantedwarmth. Now that I’ve got that, I am dying for somecool ... [Read More]

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All about the shamrocks... All about the shamrocks...

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It’s the month for love and lovers everywhere. Flowers…candy…romantic, candlelit dinners.
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The times they are a-changin' The times they are a-changin'

    The media world is an ever-changing place. If you want to survive, you have to evolve — and here at Connect, we're about to go full-on Charizard. You hold ...
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    Ah, August — the impending rush of the school year, the return of the students, the resurgence in the entertainment community. It's always a bittersweet time for me here ...
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Shut up and give them money Shut up and give them money

    I don't think I've ever seen as much hate leveled at a film as I have against the Ghostbusters reboot.     And to be fair, I don't have ...
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Silent No More Silent No More

    Last week — the week of July 4–8 — was terrible. I'm still a bit in shock over its unexpected bloodiness, over waking up three days in a ...
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'Finding Dory' and disabilities 'Finding Dory' and disabilities

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#LeaveCapAlone #LeaveCapAlone

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Elsa needs a girlfriend like a fish needs a bicycle Elsa needs a girlfriend like a fish needs a bicycle

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