"Mad Max: Fury Road" - False Advertising?

*WARNING: contains spoilers*

Yesterday, my mom, sister, and I had a girls' day out. We grabbed a bite to eat, did some shopping, and saw a movie. I know it sounds like a stereotype, but I can say from personal experience that most girls, at least those I know, would probably go see Aloha or The Longest Ride, but we’re not like most girls. (I had to check IMDB just now to see what romantic, “girly” films are currently in theaters.) Instead, we chose to see Mad Max: Fury Road. 

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10 Year Veggie-versary

10 years ago today, I decided to become a vegetarian. Over the last 10 years, I have received a lot of questions, concerns, criticism, and curiosity due to my choice to give up meat. In honor of the milestone vegetarianism anniversary, a veggie-versary, if you will, I decided to share the story of how and why I became a vegetarian, tell you about some of the strange reactions I’ve gotten, and answer some of the common questions carnivores ask.

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Promoting a "Best. Selling. Novel."

When I was in college, I had a summer internship at a local performing arts theater. The Paramount Arts Center is a small, not-for-profit organization, so they have a small staff. At the time, the marketing team consisted of one woman, Jenny Holmes, and any interns she could find who would work for free. When I started the internship, I knew that I wanted to do some form of marketing, but I was still trying to find my calling. 

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Mending a Broken Heart, Step 1: Unfollow Him on Social Media

You just broke up with your significant other, ended a casual relationship, or stopped hanging out with that person you've been talking to for 2 months. If it was an amicable split, you probably agreed to remain friends, which we all know probably won’t end well. If I had to guess, I would say that you probably follow each other on social media as well.

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My Week Without Facebook

Last week, I deactivated my Facebook. This isn’t the first time, and I am sure it won’t be the last, but I needed a break. I had too many other important things to do with my time, and I was feeling really down about some of the things I saw people post, so I said, “Goodbye, Facebook.”

This is what I learned in those 7 days.

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72 Hours in NYC

When I decided to move to New York City, I knew there was one very important factor I needed to consider. No, it wasn’t the cost of living…I had never actually been to New York. I’ve been fascinated by the city my whole life – maybe it’s my life-long obsession with the show “Friends?” – and I had always wanted to visit, but never had the opportunity. I definitely didn’t want to move without visiting at least once, so finally, last July, I took my first grown-up vacation and went to NYC.

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Waiting for the Phone to Ring

You've been checking your phone all day. You keep it within arm's reach and never let it leave your sight. You set it on the counter while cooking. You even take it with you to the bathroom. Every time you hear it go off you drop everything you are doing to see who it is. ...it's usually your mom. When it finally is that person you have been waiting for, your heart skips a beat and you get butterflies in your stomach. 

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