I Was a Soundtrack Kid: How Music Defined My Movies — The Below Average Blog

Growing up, I always felt a step behind other kids when it came to being “hip” and “cool.” When portable CD players were coming out, I had nothing. When MP3 players came out, I had just gotten a CD player. When iPods came out, I was showing off my brand-new MP3 player. You get the […]

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Why People Prefer “Stairway” over “Elevator” Romance Stories —

*Ding* “You have now arrived at floor 100. Please enjoy your happily-ever-after.” I’ve seen quite a few people say they prefer those “building” romances over the “love at first sight” stuff, but it left me wondering why? Why do gradual romances have a generally larger appeal than, “I love you. You love me. Let’s be […]

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I Watched Lord of The Rings And The Hobbit for the First Time! (Review/Analysis) —

Gollum. Sorry, I had to clear my throat, and that’s how you do it apparently (according to The Lord of The Rings). Actually, that little “hack” is what kept me from watching LOTR for years, or rather what it belonged to. Yes, Smeagol, my parents decided, was WAY too creepy for me as a kid. […]

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