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Category: Entertainment

All blog posts about entertainment-related topics (i.e. books, movies, video games, pop culture, etc.)

The Last of Us Part II

Warning: Major Spoilers for both games. The Last of Us was a cultural phenomenon in the realm of gaming. It wasn’t just entertainment—it was artistic and emotional storytelling wrapped up in a post-apocalyptic zombie* story with a gut-punch of an ending. Joel (Troy Baker), a broken man over the loss of his daughter 20 years prior, has become a smuggler in a post-apocalyptic Boston. But when a rebel group known as the Fireflies ask him to transport a 14-year-old girl named Ellie (Ashley Johnson) to other Fireflies outside the safety… Read more The Last of Us Part II

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events: A Franchise Look

I always knew A Series of Unfortunate Events had a big fan base, enough to garner a failed film adaptation and a more successful Netflix series (by the same producer). My daughter, who is 10, and I were looking for audiobooks to listen to while in the car as she was getting more and more into fiction. I made this suggestion and added that, after every book, we would watch the corresponding episodes from the Netflix adaptation. I’d also throw in the film adaptation at some point, though I hadn’t seen it… Read more Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events: A Franchise Look