Category Archives: Media reviews

  1. Things I like: shameless plugs

    September 10, 2015 by Jen

    I have tremendously talented friends. We’re talking fire-breathing, elephant-herding, shattering glass buildings in a single B talents, here. (Also, they …
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  2. Lady Sense and the Art of Shaving


    April 11, 2015 by Jen

    Clipping coupons is dangerous if you are even moderately a feminist. Let me explain. I’ve posted before about my frustrations …
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  3. A Little Snark with Your Chocolate?


    February 13, 2015 by Jen

    This, in and of itself, advertised yesterday on the radio, is enough snark to last me for at least another …
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  4. Gabaldon’s Fifty Shades of Red

    November 16, 2014 by Jen

    While movie sequels sustain the box office, so too, book series are at the forefront of the latest crazes: from …
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  5. Review: Luka and the Fire of Life

    November 9, 2014 by Jen

    Luka and the Fire of Life: a Novel by Salman Rushdie (Random House, 2010) Remember what happened when David Lynch …
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  6. Snowmanxiety

    February 4, 2014 by Jen

    My first thought on receiving my grad school’s alumni magazine was, “Only Wake students have such acute performance anxiety that …
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  7. The Empty-Bottle Hour of YouTube Parties

    April 23, 2013 by Jen

    Not belonging to the iPhone generation is a real disadvantage sometimes. It’s worse than having a clock that is perpetually …
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  8. Men in Suits, Scurrying

    March 13, 2013 by Jen

    Today, the world witnessed the election of a new pope, Pope Francis. This may be one of the only times …
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  9. Redbox: A Bedtime Story

    November 20, 2012 by Jen

    The last time I watched a movie from Redbox, it vanished mysteriously somewhere between the DVD player and the return …
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  10. Misleading book titles and my lack of patience


    May 29, 2009 by Jen

    Taking a break from my heavier reading list, I recently decided to pick up The Inheritance “Trilogy” by Christopher Paolini. …
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