Latest Articles for Author: Priscilla Tan

The most cringe-worthy movie scenes of all time

The Most Cringe-Worthy Movie Scenes of All Time

I am easily disturbed. I tend to keep a reasonable distance from blood donation drives, and I avoid stomach-churning movies. Can you imagine me watching the splatter film, The Wizard of Gore? …Eww. Who knew writing about cringe-worthy movie scenes could induce projectile vomiting? Let’s cut to the chase and get this over and done with….

5 fictional nerd role models

5 Fictional Nerd Role Models

Because let’s face it; smart is the new sexy. Alex Dunphy, Modern Family Alex is the brightest member of the whole Dunphy clan–yes, including her parents. Older sister Haley is ditzy and more concerned with popularity than academics, while younger brother Luke is goofy and sweet. The best Alex Dunphy episode by far, is season…

Top 5 lorelai and rory gilmore moments

Top 5 Lorelai and Rory Gilmore Moments

It’s hard to believe that the pilot episode of Gilmore Girls was over 13 years ago. Created by the wonderfully talented Amy Sherman-Palladino, Gilmore Girls tells the tale of Lorelai Gilmore, a single mother and her daughter, Rory living in a fictional town filled with colorful characters. There’s the bumbling Sookie St. James, rock-n-roll junkie…

5 mind-blowing x factor auditions

5 Mind-Blowing X Factor Auditions

If there’s anything I like about music competition shows, it’s the first round auditions. I’m always astounded by the fresh-faced talents we have in this world. Yes, even when they’re middle-aged and far from a spring chicken. It goes to show that it’s never too late to chase your dreams. I stop watching them during…

5 great ‘under the radar’ instagram accounts

5 Great ‘Under The Radar’ Instagram Accounts

  Although it still feels relatively new, Instagram has reached over 100 million users! You already follow your BFF, your far-off aunt, and that girl from high school who posts pictures of her baby every day, but chances are you’re missing out on these great accounts. (Psst… if it’s orange, it’s a hyperlink.) chastainiac If…

5 awesome videos every gamer should watch

5 Awesome Videos Every Gamer Should Watch

I bet this picture piques your curiosity. I’m not an expert in the gaming world, but if I could have my pick, these are my top 5 videos I feel every hardcore gamer should watch at least once. Agree? Disagree? Share and we’ll compare! Clueless Gamer: Conan O’Brien Reviews “Tomb Raider” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_YOymK6LYc Conan O’Brien wasn’t…

Authors to keep an eye on in 2014

Authors To Keep An Eye On In 2014

“Life is too short to read crappy books,” I find myself repeating this sentiment whenever my virtual friends ask for book recommendations. This way of thinking do not just applies to books but cool stuffs like films, music, geeky gadgets and well, basically everything else. I mean, if I’m going to die tomorrow I don’t…

How to increase traffic on your personal blog

How To Increase Traffic On Your Personal Blog

Maybe you love writing about your latest Geeky Hobby, or your long time gaming addiction. Or perhaps you enjoy blogging about your adventures with your level 90 Rouge? Either way, here are some tips for getting a little more traffic to your blog with little or no investment on your part. Create an Eye-Catching Blog…

Entertaining podcasts that are definitely worth your time

Entertaining Podcasts That Are Definitely Worth Your Time

I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts these days. They make doing house chores a lot more enjoyable. Who knew vacuuming could be this fun? Check out these cool ones packed to the brim with the latest news and entertaining to boot. Rooster Teeth (RT Podcast) Despite specializing in writing scripts and using video…

Thought catalog finally has an app

Thought Catalog Finally Has An App

Where do you go to when sourcing for the latest news happening in the world? Viral news fanatics will probably pick Buzzfeed. People who live for celebrity news will find themselves perusing through Just Jared to see if there’s any mention of their favorite boy groups. What about the latest technology in computers? Geek Insider?…

The ultimate guide for newbie writers

The Ultimate Guide for Newbie Writers

Boost Your Word Bank Burning the midnight oil to memorize new words as many as you can in the dictionary? That’s not wise, pal. How about installing a new habit that requires little effort, instead? Pay a visit to wordsmith.org and get a free subscription of A.Word.A.Day. Memorizing a word a day is a piece of…

Most annoying games of all time

Most Annoying Games of All Time

Are you already flocking down to eBay to sell your smartphone with Flappy Bird installed? Shame on you. Don’t even look at me. No, I take that back. It’s a smart move, I’ll give you that. Believe it or not, there are dozens of games that are as – well, almost – annoying as Flappy…

Last minute help: buying a great gift for valentine’s day

Last Minute Help: Buying A Great Gift for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Do you have any something up your sleeve? It sounds like a cliche, but woah does time fly. Who here keeps writing 2013 instead of 2014? On this day filled with love, expect to see extravagant roses and nauseating couples if you’re at the mall. “Why should I care? I’m…

Reading challenges for casual readers and bookworms alike

Reading Challenges For Casual Readers And Bookworms Alike

I like books. I find them cooler than hi tech gadgets. In fact, I like these printed gems more than people – human beings are tricky, you see. Bookworms will second that, i’m sure. Most avid readers found their love for the written word from a young age – including me. I’ve had my fair…

Top 5 Funniest Interviews on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

When it comes to talk shows, nothing quite beats Ellen. Just like Jimmy Kimmel Live and Conan, The Ellen DeGeneres Show is blessed with frequent guests like notable Hollywood actors and popular athletes. It’s one of the reason why the show has 4 million viewers per episode. Ellen debuted on September 8, 2003 and it’s still…