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place your bets: oscar picks of 2011

I desperately wanted to do a special Oscar prediction video for you guys but believe it or not, it takes me longer to record and edit a video than it does for me to write what I was going to

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the inevitable oscar nod snub(s)

The Oscar nominations are in. (How cliché is that phrase today?) And closely followed is the “snubbed” list. Surely you can find the nomination list anywhere, and they probably have their own list of snubs and in a day or

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originality: an original origin story about an original originator

With a title like that, I really set myself up, didn’t I? Well I will spoil the ending now: there’s nothing new under the sun. Yet one can argue that there are no original stories left to tell, which might

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can m. night shyamalan redeem himself?

I’m writing this while still being caught up with Inception and its crucial last scene ending. I want to call it a “twist-ending” but I think it’d be more correct to call it an ambiguous ending, since so many people

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inception: film review

There was some hype built around this movie months before it was released. Very few people knew about it, and the few that did, had no real clue as to what it was about. And that’s exactly how Christopher Nolan

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  • 137. dreamstorming gingerbread November 11, 2020
    What is Dreamstorm? We couldn't tell you but it's fascinating and you need to experience what we know of it (watch the YouTube clip here) and if it can help manifest the gingerbread Oreos that Sterling craves. Also, Sterling learns a startling fact about Kortney! Sterling also freaks Kortney out with the rules of the Elevator Game which may or may […]
  • 136. spookums country October 29, 2020
    Sterling and Kortney invite long time fan and captain of Sterling's Auntie Army: Aunt Cindy, as she spooks the pod with ghost stories from the haunted building she clocked in at daily. Also, Kortney discusses her experience with the FIYAH Lit Mag writing conference she attended, and Sterling shares more pod recommendations to enlighten your life. Sterli […]
  • leaving lovecraft country season 1 October 21, 2020
    Sterling invites Vilissa and Neysha to dissect the good, the bad, and the ugly as they take a look at the first season of HBO's Lovecraft Country. Be warned, heavy spoilers throughout as they start with the finale and discuss all episodes. Did you watch the show? Did you read the book it's based on? What did you think?