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2017 Pop Culture Year in Review

2017 pop culture year in review

So it’s March, and I realized I never recapped one of my most entertaining years to date. So without further ado, here’s my 2017 Year in Review! Favorite New Albums of 2017: Divide – Ed Sheerhan Rainbow – Kesha Reputation – Taylor Swift OneRepublic Fitz and the Tantrums Songs of Experience – U2 Beautiful Trauma […]

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2016 Pop Culture Year in Review

2016 pop culture picks

If I’m completely honest, 2016 was the year of Hamilton for me. I loved the experiences I had with other music, theater, and film, but all things Lin-Manuel Miranda were highlighted my year. I’d like to note that I’m not just bandwagoning, because I wrote about Hamilton in my 2015 Pop Culture Year in Review […]

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Pop Culture Year in Review 2015

Honestly, if I could only choose one pop culture phenomenon to highlight from the year 2015, it would be Hamilton. How could you not love a historically-accurate hip-hop musical about the young, scrappy, and hungry life of United States founding father, and architect of the U.S treasury, Alexander Hamilton? Cabinet battles, duels, love triangles, betrayal, […]

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2014 Pop Culture Year in Review

2014 was a fantastic year for entertainment! I laughed, I cried, I cringed in disbelief, and I tweeted out commentary as I indulged in these movies, concerts, and shows. This was an interesting year for me, because for the first time in over a decade, blogging wasn’t one of my primary sources of entertainment. I […]

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2013 Pop Culture Year in Review

Music, movies, television, live performances, and more. 2013 was a great year for culture in many genres, which made this raving pop culture junkie a happy girl. What were my favorite pop culture experiences of 2013*? Here’s my recap. Favorite Television Shows of 2013 Breaking Bad (I still can’t believe it’s over) Community New Girl […]

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Songs Of The Holiday Season

One of my favorite things about December is listing to all of the lovely music. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat. Just hear those sleigh bells ringaling, jing-ting-tingling. O Holy Night. There are so many songs that define the holiday season for me. There are […]

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My Roadtrip Mixtape

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I travel more than the average person,and even though I have flight benefits, nothing beats a good roadtrip. Last year I got my car, and I’ve already put 26,000 miles on her in 14 months. Why? Because of all the roadtrips I take! This weekend I took a roadtrip down to St. George, UT for […]

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Flashback Friday: “Greatest Love of All” by Whitney Houston

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When I think of inspirational songs of the 80’s, I usually think of “Wind Beneath My Wings” and “Eye of the Tiger.” But Whitney Houston’s “Greatest Love of All” is also at the top of the list. With Whitney’s untimely death last Saturday, I decided to dedicate a Flashback Friday post to the talented songstress. […]

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Flashback Friday: “Losing My Religion” by REM

Sometimes I feel like I’m turning into an old crotchety parent. I’m 31, but I routinely listen to music from the last 5 decades. My daughter Rosie is growing up faster than I can deal with, and recently she told me that she doesn’t always want to listen to my usual radio station. I stopped […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Blue Canary Nightlight

“Blue canary in the outlet by the light switch Who watches over you Make a little birdhouse in your soul” – Birdhouse in your Soul – They Might Be Giants

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