Latest Articles for Author: Claire Smith

5 sci-fi gadgets we wish were real

5 Sci-Fi Gadgets We Wish Were Real

You locked your keys in your car. You have a mountain of dishes to clean. You’re stuck in awful traffic. Your coffee table broke and all of your drinks spilled and now your dog is tracking them all over the house. With all of life’s everyday frustrations, there are times where you really want some…

Games you never get too old to play

Games You Never Get Too Old To Play

Did you wear a disguise to buy the latest Pokémon game? Hide somewhere to play the newest Animal Crossing? Open incognito windows to keep up on the latest Mario Kart news? Well you’re not alone. The 80s and 90s kids that grew up with games like Pokémon and Mario aren’t growing out of them and…

5 Reasons Why Everybody Loves Chris…Pratt!

Blockbuster fever is officially in full swing and this summer, Guardians of the Galaxy has won our hearts and our money. It’s probably the most charming Marvel movie ever made. We are, in fact, so excited about a movie whose main characters include a trigger happy raccoon and an anthropomorphic tree voiced by Vin Diesel…

Shows we miss: pushing daisies

Shows We Miss: Pushing Daisies

            Pushing Daisies was two years two seasons and 22 episodes old when it was cancelled for good. And if you’re a Pushing Daisies enthusiast like me, you probably just read that in Jim Dale’s voice. Maybe you still are. While fans of the show are not quite at Firefly levels…

Fantasy books you may have missed: ‘name of the wind’

Fantasy Books You May Have Missed: ‘Name of the Wind’

If you haven’t read Name of the Wind yet, you’re missing out. That simple. Whether you’re a fantasy fan or not, Patrick Rothfuss’ story telling is captivating and the story has hints of just about every genre. He writes captivating characters in captivating situations and he does all of this in expertly written prose that…

Best portrayals of sherlock holmes on television

Best Portrayals of Sherlock Holmes on Television

Sherlock Holmes is timeless. It has been over 100 years since the first story featuring Holmes was published and we still aren’t sick of him. We love to revisit the old stories just as much (if not more) than we like coming up with new stories. We love translating Sherlock Holmes into every medium we’ve…

Best 30 Rock Jokes of the Series

30 Rock had its own very particular brand of comedy. It was fast, witty and occasionally sounded like they were just stringing random words together.  It moved from one joke to the next without pausing, barely giving you enough time to process what they said. And that worked really well for them. Ranking the best…

The Weirdest Buffy Episodes Ever

On the whole, Buff the Vampire Slayer was one of the best television shows of all time. It’s chock-full of excellent characters and compelling plot lines that are developed wonderfully over the course of the show’s seven seasons. But in the middle of all that, there are many episodes you want to forget ever happened….

Bye bye old parks and recreation, you’re 5,000 candles in the wind

Bye Bye Old Parks and Recreation, You’re 5,000 Candles in the Wind

Spoilers through the most recent episode follow! Final Season Of Parks And Recreation About to head into its final season, Parks and Recreation has been a ride. This past season has seen more radical changes than any other, including the apparent loss (or at least reduced screen time) of two beloved characters. Ann and Chris…

Tv shows we wish would hurry up and come back

TV Shows We Wish Would Hurry Up And Come Back

            Eventually, you hit a point in summer where you are sick of the heat, sick of your job (or lack of a job), and generally sick of summer. At times like these, all you really want is to kick back, watch TV and think about fictional problems. The real problem?…

Best summer netflix binges to kill time

Best Summer Netflix Binges To Kill Time

Believe it or not, we are about halfway through summer. This means it’s really hot, arguably too hot to go outside. Perfect time for TV. For some TV fans, mid-summer probably means being just about finished with all the shows you wanted to catch up on. For others, boredom has settled in and it’s the…

The 10 best tv bromances of all time

The 10 Best TV Bromances of all Time

One’s an emotionally unavailable robot, one’s your nice regular everyman–or maybe they’re both big teddy bears, either way, you’ve laughed with them, squealed at them and maybe even cried about them. Bromance is a bit difficult to define, there are a lot of different interpretations of the word. Here I am defining bromance as a…