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TV to Watch: a Round-Up

Desopilar is important. This is a super great – and untranslatable – word in my mother tongue Portuguese that means: “to help forget the tensions of the day”. My favourite way of “desopilar” is to get home and sit…

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The Definitive Streaming Guide to Thanksgiving Episodes

Thanksgiving is a time for food, family, turkey, more family, mashed potatoes, football, and did I mention food? The other thing that is wonderful for Thanksgiving time is television watching. Particularly, Thanksgiving episode television watching. Here are a list…

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Open Letter to Star Wars

This Thanksgiving weekend, we gear up for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Today, guest author A.E. Ash has an open letter to Star Wars. Dear Star Wars, It’s me, Amanda. I’m still here. Still nerdy, still the same mooncalf…

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Movie Review: Interstellar

An aesthetically gorgeous movie that fails to deliver on any other meaningful level. NOTE: This review, particularly the latter portion, contains spoilers. If you wish to avoid spoilers altogether, you may want to look away. Interstellar (Paramount Pictures and…

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Trolling the Hugos

Hello, friends! As you may or may not know, we Book Smugglers have made the final ballot for the impending Hugo Awards for Best Fanzine. Naturally, we are very invested in the Hugos this year and are planning on…

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The 5th Wave Blog Tour & Giveaway

Hello everyone, and Happy Saturday! Today we are delighted to be a part of the official international blog tour for Rick Yancey’s blockbuster alien invasion sensation, The 5th Wave. Thea reviewed the book and absolutely loved it (one of…

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