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Why Holiday Shopping is The Best Birth Control Ever

Why Holiday Shopping is The Best Birth Control Ever

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2013

After being pulled from my turkey coma I finally found myself at the mall the weekend after Thanksgiving to begin my holiday shopping. What I found was not just great bargains but a reason to never reproduce. I will highlight three very real and true stories from this one shopping trip to explain...

Drink Like A Nerd

Drink Like A Nerd

November 10, 2013

Word nerds gather round as we pour into some of our favorite novels with an alcoholic twist. Tim Federle’s Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist is full of amazing recipes for cocktails and bar bites as well as little bits of literary knowledge. The tidbits about the novels from w...

From Small Screen to Big Screen

From Small Screen to Big Screen

November 10, 2013

My inner Marshmallow has been working over time since the announcement of the Veronica Mars movie. In fact over the last few months it has made me think about what other television shows should be made into movies and about some that should have gone gently into that good night without a pit stop at...

How Sandra Bullock and Meg Ryan Nearly Ruined My Life

How Sandra Bullock and Meg Ryan Nearly Ruined My Life

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2013

I am lover of romantic comedies or should I say a former lover of romantic comedies. When I was younger films like While You Were Sleeping and Sleepless in Seattle were favorites. They told my younger and inexperienced self all about what relationships should be like. Yes, this was my template f...

Stratford-Upon-Hudson

Stratford-Upon-Hudson

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2013

Shakespeare. Who has not heard of Shakespeare? Who has not wished to experience the great romance of Romeo and Juliet or the laughter of Taming of the Shrew or the tragedy and intensity of Hamlet? (Even those who do not appreciate the sheer beauty of Shakespeare’s prose have enjoyed a moder...

There is Nothing Sweeter Then Revenge

There is Nothing Sweeter Then Revenge

Melissa Nappi, Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2013

Revenge kicked off its third season last night with a bang. Literally! After a contrived second season the show is back on track with its signature flashfoward that sets up the mystery for the rest of the season. SPOILERS!! IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN IT YET READ NO FURTHER “Fear” opens with Emily ...

Dancing with A Reason

Dancing with A Reason

Melissa Nappi, Impact Staff

September 19, 2013

Monday brought the start of the new fall television shows and this viewer couldn’t be happier. I was one more rerun away from beating my cable box with the remote while screaming, “Why is there nothing on?” I will admit that I watched Dancing With The Stars season 17 opener with some skepti...

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