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  • …get Charged up

    Have you ever found yourself watching a sports game (pick one, any one), and yes, you’re enjoying it, but there’s something missing. Is that something robots? I... Read more

    Posted on 23 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Change Your Stripes

    The popularity of Netflix’s original series, “Orange is the New Black” has sparked a new fashion trend, both in and outside of prisons. Read more

    Posted on 22 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …eat Your Heart out

    Happy National Junk Food Day!!!Because, why not? I mean, it’s not like we don’t have many, many other holidays that may as well be subtitled “National Junk... Read more

    Posted on 22 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Take a Breather

    It seems fair to say that this week has been a rough one, in the most heartbreaking way. The tragedy of flight MH17 served as a startling reminder of the... Read more

    Posted on 20 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …take a Stand

    Before, I begin, I have to ask you to get out of your chair. You’re going to want to be standing for the news I’m about to drop on you.Your chair is trying to... Read more

    Posted on 19 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Reach New Heights

    “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” has accomplished a rare feat. Director Matt Reeves’ follow up to the 2011 blockbuster “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (directe... Read more

    Posted on 18 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …let It Fly

    I know it’s been a rough week for those of us nursing World Cup hangovers. I know adjusting to life after the World Cup can be hard, but Twitter just made it a... Read more

    Posted on 17 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …take Control

    Image Credit:Thomas Ohlsson Photography on FlickrPoor video games have the habit of winding up the scapegoat.  There are few evils out there that haven’t been... Read more

    Posted on 15 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Take A Swing At It

    The Marvel Universe has caused quite the stir in the comic-nerd world this week.If that last sentence made any sense to you, then you’re probably already well... Read more

    Posted on 15 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Roll Along

    Despite our best efforts, the FIFA World Cup came to an end yesterday. Which means it’s time to find something to fill this new gap in our sports-viewing... Read more

    Posted on 15 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …go for the Goal

    Well, it’s here, the day we knew would come, but secretly hoped would take a bit longer. Today, the 2014 FIFA World Cup comes to an end. Read more

    Posted on 13 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Phase In

    As we approach the end of the World Cup, I realize that those of you who have not caught World Cup fever may be suffering from World Cup fatigue. Read more

    Posted on 12 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …ride the Rails

    By all accounts, this week’s movie “Snowpiercer” is a blockbuster. It’s fast-paced, action-packed and features an all-star cast with Captain America himself... Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Favor

    While it would be nice if in every sporting competition, the better team always won, it’s just not true. Sometimes a bad call, or a freak accident can affect th... Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …crash

    I’ve often written on the pros and cons of our internet culture. Yes, it’s brought us wonderful things—convenience, communication, cat videos. It’s also... Read more

    Posted on 08 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Take One For The Team

    Today will see the first game of the World Cup semifinal (4/3 CT). The two teams battling today — Germany & Brazil — are both favorites to win, so the game... Read more

    Posted on 08 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …reel It in

    Happy Monday! I hope everyone came through the long holiday weekend relatively unscathed. I wish I could say the same for Hollywood. Read more

    Posted on 07 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Serve It Up

    Happy Sunday!We can’t think of a better way to wrap up this 4th of July weekend than to turn our eyes to the sorely neglected (by this blog at any rate)... Read more

    Posted on 06 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …recooperate

    Happy 5th of July!The day I like to think our forefathers collectively thought, “now what?” Today, we as a nation now spend our July 5th recovering from... Read more

    Posted on 05 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • …Disassemble

    There’s no way to sugarcoat it, so I’ll get this out of the way, Michael Bay’s latest Transformers flick “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is not the greatest... Read more

    Posted on 03 July 2014 SELF EXPRESSION