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But Seriously.

Well, here we are again. This is probably the third or fourth time in the last two years that I have done a mea culpa for disappearing and then come back, vowing to blog on the regular again. Yet, here I am. This time, it’s going to be different, dammit! I’m going to blog at […]

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The Broadcast!

I’m doing a new podcast! It’s called “The Broadcast” and my cohosts are my old roommate from Astoria, Amanda, and my cohost on The Tribe, Shandy. If you have iTunes, you can subscribe here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-broadcast/id1128235491?mt=2 or if you use the Podcasts App on your iPhone, you can put our feed into your Safari browser and it will […]

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642 Things to Write About Challenge: Week 49

Holy crap, there’s only 3 more weeks to go this year.  Crazy how time flies.  There will be more posts about the following subject coming in the next few days/weeks, so check back soon. Write a press release announcing the biggest moment of in your life.  Pitch why this event is of interest to the […]

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Yup, we’re homeowners!

Jay and I have just closed on our first house, a townhome that’s 2 miles from where our apartment was.  The entire process has been simultaneously exciting, confusing, scary, and nerve wracking.  But for today, we are finally glad that we are just in the excited stage.  We also learned A LOT about home buying […]

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Breaking Bad with Jay & Jack

Attention Lost Podcast with Jay and Jack fans!  Jay and Jack are going to be doing a brand new podcast called Breaking Bad with Jay and Jack.  This will be a limited, exclusive podcast that covers the final eight episodes of Breaking Bad as they air on AMC from August 2013 through October 2013.  You can check out the first […]

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Pimp My Friends: Etsy Shops!

I have a lot of talented friends.  I do my very best to support them, whether it’s contributing to their Kickstarter campaigns or buying a book they’ve written or album they’ve released.  I try to keep up with everyone’s blogs and when I have time, do my best to stay up to date with their […]

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J.K. Rowling has a crime novel out under a fake name.

Um, guys, I just saw on The Leaky Cauldron that J.K. Rowling secretly published a crime novel under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith on April 30! And according to the reviews on Amazon, it’s not bad at all. The book is called The Cuckcoo’s Calling and you can get it on Amazon. Oh yeah, and it’s […]

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Harry Potter is on Google Maps

Here’s a little bit of awesome for your Tuesday.  Google Maps has added Diagon Alley to Google Street View.  Yup, that’s right.  They took pictures of the set from the Warner Brothers Studio Tour and put them up so you can now tour the Wizarding World’s main shopping area from through Google Maps just like […]

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RIP Google Reader

Just as I was really getting into using Google Reader, it’s sailing off into the sunset.  I know that pretty much everyone who has a blog has put a post like this one up over the past two days, but starting July 1, Google Reader will be retiring for good.  Rumor has it that if […]

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JT in November!

This is happening, woo-hoo!  Jay and I are going to see Justin Timberlake in Raleigh on November 13.  I’m really excited, I think it’s going to be a great show.  The new album has really grown on me and the second part of it will be released on September 30. I probably should change my […]

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