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Catching Fire leaves a bad aftertaste

If you don’t mind an unpleasant aftertaste, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is for you. However, if you do mind, I’d suggest sucking it up. A year and a half after the Hollywood debut of the “Hunger Games” trilogy, “Catching Fire” delivers on a variety of levels but suffers with at least a couple. Continue reading Catching Fire leaves a bad aftertaste

Bad Date Brad: Part two

“So,” he said with a smirk, “What do you want to know about me?” I was completely taken aback. How do you answer a question like that? I wanted to say, “Nothing, thanks for the coffee, bye.”

I realized my mouth had been hanging open for nearly a minute. I had to think of something to say before he took my stunned silence as flattery.

Graphic by Katie Gibson.
Graphic by Katie Gibson.

“Oh,uh, I don’t know. Tell me something interesting about yourself,” I said.

He took a large breath as if he were about to recite a speech and replied, Continue reading Bad Date Brad: Part two