A lot of things about TV upset me and can send me into a crabby tailspin of dramatic essay writing about how important multi-cam sitcoms are. Fear not, this is not one of those posts. It is, however, an ode to the character I can always come back to: “30 Rock’s” Liz Lemon. Not only … More I Am Liz Lemon.
I feel like I know a lot about politics, but most of my knowledge is strictly something I picked up from “The West Wing” and “Saturday Night Live.” I never really thought I’d have an interest in politics beyond that. Isn’t it funny, though, that my two favorite TV shows happen to be focused around … More Living in Iowa During an Election
Award season is upon us! That means I’ll be spending most of the cold winter weekends inside cozy, dimly-lit theaters blowing all my money on my one true love: movies. My friends and family have told me that seeing a movie in the theater with me isn’t just an outing; it’s an experience. And when … More Proper Movie Theater Etiquette
Come gather round children and let me tell you the story of my constant battle with my smoke detector. I’ve written before about the ups and downs of living in a new apartment by yourself. Most of the time it’s full of fun, self discovery-type of stuff, but every once in a while it can … More The Smoke Detector Story
I’ve been dreaming of living on my own for as long as I can remember. I used to think that having your own apartment meant you had truly arrived. You were basically Mary Tyler Moore and you could do anything. Living by yourself means you’re an adult. Someone trusts you with your own space. You’re … More Things you learn living alone
Greetings! If you’ve noticed I haven’t written in a while and I apologize. But I have an exciting excuse. I graduated college in May and have officially landed my first job. The last month has been crazy busy for me with moving permanently to Des Moines, IA and preparing for my big girl employment. And … More Becoming an adult is strange.
I recently finished my binge watching of all seven seasons of “The West Wing.” And now I don’t know what to do with my life. I had to watch a really good show, too. So it’s one I can’t get over just like that. I can’t decide what I should be watching now because nothing … More When you finish a TV show…