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Author Archive | Elbert


Take One: Wonder

“You can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.” -Via (Auggie’s sister) This quote pretty much sums up the premise Wonder, a wondrous hit movie based on the novel by R.J. Palacio. The story revolves around Auggie Pullman, who was born with an extreme facial abnormality, as he traverses the halls of middle […]

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Jury Room

The Jury Room

Jury Duty. Those two words probably strike fear in the hearts of many. Admit it, receiving a jury summons is  comparable to going to the dentist’s. You dread it. It’s inconvenient, but it has to be done anyway. It’s part of our civic duty; a privilege as part of citizens of this country and a […]

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A Guide to Popular TV Dramas: Part 4

So here it is, the last of a four part series on popular dramas currently airing today. Supernatural Dramas feature characters of supernatural origin such as zombies, vampires, werewolves, witches, and ghosts or have plot lines that deal with the supernatural or a combination of both. Shows such as The Walking Dead fall into the […]

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A Guide to Popular TV Dramas: Part 3

Whereas all procedural shows are close ended episodes, serial dramas are the complete opposite. A show with an ongoing storyline where not all loose ends are tied up in a neat little bow by episode’s end. In order to sustain the longevity of the show, each episode ends in a cliffhanger and character arcs and […]

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