Group Routine – Contemporary, choreo by Travis Wall [“Wind Beneath My Wings” by RyanDan] Zoe: It’s beautiful! Way too beautiful to see! Jason: So wait, they’re, like, gay couples or something? Zoe: The music is beautiful! (Then the percussion comes in.) Oh, no. Wait a minute. This is not too delicate. Maybe I don’t want … More SYTYCD Season 11 Top 4
GAME OF THRONES Lena Headey Kate: She is so gorgeous but she always looks so BAD at award shows! Just, like, too masculine and bulky/boxy. Erica: See, normally, I’d agree with you, but I kind of like this. It’s not perfect, but it’s a little more fun/glam than she normally wears. Also I totally dig … More Respect The Carpet (Emmys 2014)
Group Routine – Hip-hop, choreo by Nick DeMoura [“Hide (Tropkillaz Remix)” by N.A.S. feat. Aynzli Jones] Erica: I am not huge on the gimmick of the black light glowy sh!t with which this routine started. Some of the choreography was fun and boppy and super-cute, but this group remains the least sharp at hip-hop of … More SYTYCD Season 11 Top 6
Erica: So I am in the Berkshires. My TiVo won’t stream the episode to me. I don’t know why I thought it would, except that my husband told me it would. In any event, I am utilizing the work of the fine pirates of YouTube, who already have the videos up half an hour after … More SYTYCD Season 11 Top 8
I have completed my mission to read all of John Green’s books, and I have discovered that my second-favorite book by him after TFIOS is Paper Towns. This exceptional novel further proves that 36-year-old Green is better than most at getting deep into the complicated, sensitive minds of teenagers, and telling their stories. Paper Towns follows Quentin “Q” … More Paper Towns
As I may have told you fine readers before, I have a relatively new appreciation for comic book movies. I’ve never liked Christian Bale as Batman, and I’ve given up on the Spidermans — there are just too many — but the latest Marvel movies are really something special. I enjoyed Guardians of the Galaxy almost as much … More Guardians of the Galaxy
It’s not rare for me to have a strong emotional reaction to a book. Based on the type of books I usually read, that strong reaction is usually happy-go-lucky, the world is so great, love is real, etc. etc. Occasionally, such as with The Lovely Bones, The Time Traveler’s Wife and The Fault In Our … More The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.
Group Routine – Hip-hop, choreo by Jamal Sims [“Bang Bang” by Jesse J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj] Erica: I don’t know if I feel better about myself or worse because I know who all three of the artists responsible for this song are. Kate: You know how I feel about 1/3 of them. Erica: … More SYTYCD Season 11 Top 10