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June 18, 2012


Heat Wave

Right now, the temperature is just right. It never gets above 80 degrees, there’s little to no humidity and every once in awhile a warm breeze permeates the air deliciously cooling the skin. But living here in NYC, I know that this perfect summer weather won’t last all the way through until the fall. You […]

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    June 15, 2012


    6 Truths About the Summer Movie Blockbuster

    Ahh, what would summertime be without some stuff getting blown the hell up? It’s that time of year where Hollywood unleashes their arsenal of supercool and over-the-top movies. Funded by big budgets and even bigger action sequences, rest assured that the summer movie blockbuster has become a touchstone in our pop culture. From Memorial Day […]

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      June 13, 2012


      Summer Lovin’

      Lake Wenatchee…For one week that summer of 1971, my family and Paul Pfeiffer’s rented side-by-side cabins along its placid shores. And that’s how the beginning of the episode 70 titled “The Lake” of the t.v. series, “The Wonder Years” begins. To me, this episode perfectly captures the moment and that intense feeling of a summer crush […]

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        June 11, 2012


        10 Fictional Characters Named Summer

        Trust me, as a writer, picking a name for your characters is something that we take seriously. Sometimes, the name comes easily, almost as if the character named themselves. Other times, it can be an agonizing decision – going back and forth. What sounds better? Is this character a Zadie or an Ann? Paul or […]

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