Book #60: The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith

I’ve been itching to read J.K. Rowling’s most recent novel (the second written under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith) all summer, so I decided to make it my final reading project before embarking on… Continue reading

Watch: First Trailer for Miles Teller’s ‘Whiplash’

Originally posted on Variety:
On the same day as the release of highly-anticipated “Fifty Shades of Grey” trailer, Sony Classics has unveiled the first official trailer for “Whiplash,” starring Miles Teller as a…

Book #59: The Death Cure, by James Dashner

I must say, I was a bit disappointed by the conclusion of The Maze Runner trilogy. Both the second and third novels in the series were a bit more confusing and befuddled than the first,… Continue reading

July 2014: What I’m Watching and Reading This Month

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last update, so it seemed time for another. Here’s what I’ve been up to lately in my entertainment ventures. TV – Since the Emmy nominees were… Continue reading

Emmy Hopes and Predictions: Miniseries and TV Movie

As far as these categories are concerned, I think I’m a little out of my league because I’m not as well-versed in the nominees as I am for comedies and dramas. However, it… Continue reading

Book #58: Emma, by Jane Austen

I’m finally finished! That was kind of my only reaction after closing Jane Austen’s Emma just a few minutes ago. This reaction probably occurred for a variety of reasons: Though I’ve only read three of… Continue reading

Emmy Hopes and Predictions: Drama

After lots of internal dilemmas, I’ve come up with my predictions for the Emmy nominees for this year’s drama categories. I think I’d just be happier if the Academy would give out like… Continue reading

2014 Primetime Emmys: And the nominees are…

Originally posted on Inside TV:
[ew_image url="http://img2.timeinc.net/ew/i/2013/07/18/emmy-award-statuette.jpg" credit="Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank" align="left"] UPDATE: Here are the nominees in the ceremony’s biggest categories. Game of Thrones is this year’s most nominated program, with 19…

The Emmys are coming! The Emmys are coming!

Since the Emmy nominations were announced this morning, I’ve been thinking about them nonstop because I’m a pop culture junkie and that’s what we do. Though I am tempted to already start making… Continue reading

Book #57: The Scorch Trials, by James Dashner

One of the joys of summer reading is that it gives me the opportunity to delve into a book series without feeling like I’m neglecting my other reading. This summer, that book series… Continue reading