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Developing From a Negative

Social Distancing Movie Watchlist Alien (1979) Alive (1993) Apollo 13 (1995) The Breakfast Club (1985) Buried (2010) The Cabin in the Woods (2012) Cast Away (2000) Clue (1985) Cube (1997) Finding Forrester (2000) Flowers in the Attic (1987) Flight of the Phoenix (2004) Frozen (2010) Gravity (2013) Home Alone (1990) Interstellar (2014) Identity (2003) The Island (2005) Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) Jumanji:

Amid the board game Renaissance

Taverns earns a spot among the best The Taverns of Tiefenthal is the latest tabletop board game release from designer Wolfgang Warsch and publisher North Star Games, the geniuses behind last year’s hit The Quacks of Quedlinburg. Both games share mechanics but between the two, Taverns is the game to own.

Developing From a Negative

But I Have a 1D I love to quote movies and television shows. I am sure that more than half of what I say on a daily basis originated from entertainment.  This is the same with my partner and we often find ourselves quoting entire monologues

Developing From a Negative

Pinhole The modern-day camera’s humble beginnings can be dated back to the invention of the camera obscura or ‘dark chamber’ in Latin.  Early applications of this optical device were used by painters and drawers as a way to better replicate their subject matter.  Once light

Developing From a Negative

Snacking I love a good snack.  In fact, my partner has often told me that if I ruled a country the motto on my flag would be, “I need a snack,” based on how often I say that to her.  She has gone on to add

Developing From a Negative

Her Friend It wasn’t until I was in a semi-out gay relationship that I started to really enjoy and seek out LGBTQIA+ media and entertainment. Now that I am fully out and established gay, I make it a point to support the community as much

Developing From a Negative

The Rewatch II Last week I wrote on the topic of how I gauge the quality of a television show and that is by their rewatch value.  Some may believe that Game of Thrones (GoT) was a creative revolution in television but since the questionable

The roaring 2020s

The 5th annual Speakeasy Soiree took over the Hanger at the Stanley Marketplace on January 25 to showcase big band jazz and provide a space to swing dance.  Despite the Hanger not resembling a speakeasy or requiring a password to enter, the majority of those