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Another 6 TV Shows You Need to Binge-Watch This Summer

Summer is the best time to binge-watch TV shows, but with the vast amount of shows streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services, finding something to watch can be more daunting than watching a new series from start to finish. But fear not! Last year we suggested “6 TV Shows You Need […]

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Rock On! A Playlist for Your 4th of July Party

There’s really no wrong way to celebrate the 4th of July. Whether you’re celebrating with fireworks, parades, barbecues, or staying in and watching the movie Independence Day, there’s no shortage of things to do with your day off in the middle of summer. Regardless of how you decide to spend the day, there’s always an opportunity […]

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You Can Call Me Al: Paul Simon’s Accidental Impact on My Life in 6 Songs

On Friday May 18 at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington, the legendary Paul Simon performed in concert for probably the last time on his Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour. I had seen him twice before with my mother in 2003 when he reunited with Art Garfunkel for the Old Friends tour, and again in […]

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MLB: A Fan’s Perspective on Bryan Price’s Tenure With the Cincinnati Reds

There was a part of me that was tempted to title this article, “A Completely Unbiased Perspective on Bryan Price’s Firing.” But of course, that would have been disingenuous. I have been a Bryan Price fan ever since he was pitching coach for the Seattle Mariners in the early 2000s, and my Twitter bio even […]

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7 MCU Films You Must Watch Before Seeing ‘Infinity War’

With Avengers: Infinity War being released on April 27, it might seem like the perfect time to refresh your memory on the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. But spanning over 10 years and 18 movies, not to mention television shows, Netflix series, and various one-shots, that ends up being a lot to catch up on in one week. […]

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5 Storylines to Follow Ahead of MLB Opening Day

Spring training came to a close earlier this week, and the 162 game regular season grind is about to begin. Major League Baseball has the longest regular season of all professional sports, which means that how you start is usually less important than how you finish. While that might make it seem like the beginning […]

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Movie Review: ‘Black Panther’ Shines Atop the MCU

The record-breaking opening weekend for “Black Panther” proved that not just Marvel fans were excited about the character getting his own solo movie. But superhero movies with such high expectations turn out to be duds almost as often as they end up hitting it out of the park. Thankfully, “Black Panther” definitely falls into the latter category…

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Concert Review: Al Stewart Brings His ‘Year of the Cat’ Tour to Edmonds

It’s rare to be able to hear one of your favorite albums played live all the way through, but I was lucky enough to experience this when British folk musician Al Stewart brought his Year of the Cat tour to the Edmonds Center for the Arts in Edmonds, Washington on Friday night. Joined by Chicago area […]

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Write On! A Playlist to Keep You Going During NaNoWriMo

November means National Novel Writing Month is in full swing, but keeping pace to write a novel of 50,000 words in 30 days is hard work. It’s easy to become demotivated and put off writing in favor of other things, only to fall behind and become further demotivated because of it. For many people, listening […]

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6 Must-See ‘Simpsons’ Premiere Episodes to Kick off Season 29

With season 29 of The Simpsons set to premiere on FOX at 8 p.m. on Sunday Oct. 1, it seems like the perfect time to look back at some of their best premiere episodes. While the middle and later seasons of the show usually began with Treehouse of Horror episodes, the earlier seasons kicked off with some […]

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Concert Review: David Cook Rocks the Pacific Northwest

David Cook is currently on tour in support of a forthcoming EP and his new single “Gimme Heartbreak.” Over nine years removed from his American Idol win, Cook plays shows steadily throughout the year, though this is the first time he’s been back to the Pacific Northwest since 2015. Playing a show in Seattle on August […]

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MLB Roundup: Number Retirement, Players Weekend and Food Safety – Oh My!

Major League Baseball news tends to cool off after the All-Star break and the trade deadline, but a number retirement and some big announcements added some excitement to the month of August. Even if your team isn’t in the playoff hunt, there’s still some things to be interested and excited about around the league. Below […]

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6 TV Shows You Need to Binge-Watch Immediately This Summer

Summer is the perfect season to binge-watch TV shows. If you’re trying to stay inside to beat the heat or need something to do during your staycation, there is a seemingly endless supply of TV shows for you to binge-watch. Whether you’re re-watching an old favorite or discovering something new, summer is always a great […]

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The Eye of the Tiger: A Motivational Playlist for the Summer

Summer is in full swing, and there is no better time than to get cracking on your summer goals. While many people associate spring with getting things done, such as cleaning and decluttering, summer is a prime time for vacations, staycations, and working on things you put off during the first half of the year. […]

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Movie Review: There’s a Lot To ‘Larb’ About ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Warning: this review contains spoilers. While Spider-Man and Marvel Cinematic Universe fans were eagerly anticipating the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, many casual moviegoers viewed it with skepticism. The abundance of superhero movies that come out every year have lead to some inevitable fatigue in regards to the genre, and the third incarnation of Spider-Man in […]

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