Huge sports fan, primarily hockey and football. Also a big TV and movie fan. Recent Marist graduate writing about whatever interests me!
I Got Tickets to Last Year’s Super Bowl. Here’s How I Did It.
Imagine my horror, watching my beloved Philadelphia Eagles crush the heavily-favored Minnesota Vikings to advance to their first Super Bowl in 14 years. No, I was not upset because they had pulled off the unlikely upset, I was overjoyed about that.
10 Best Slasher Villains of All Time
The horror genre has always been littered with incredible villains. From unknown creatures and demons to your run of the mill psychotic serial killers, there is no denying the lasting effect these antagonists have in pop culture today. Everyone can list one or two names from a horror movie that has kept them up at night. It's the reason people continue to indulge in the genre year after year, to satisfy their need to be scared.
Reasons Why Soccer Players Swap Their Jerseys
I've been an avid FIFA player for as long as I can remember, and became truly invested in following professional soccer after the 2010 World Cup. Landon Donovan scoring that last-minute goal against Algeria is what converted me to full-time fan status, and I mean, how could it not? I knew most of the rules and understood the tactics and strategies employed (not to brag, but I was pretty good at FIFA), but there was always one aspect I didn't quite know fully. After every major soccer game, I would see soccer players swap their jerseys with the opposing team and would always wonder why.
Best Football Apparel You Need on the Field
The right equipment can make all the difference. This is true for every competitive sport. Aside from constant practicing and hard work, using the most efficient and trustworthy tools available to you is the most essential aspect of being a successful athlete. In terms of football gear, this applies to several important pieces of equipment that should not be overlooked.
10 Gory War Movies on Netflix
Despite removing some of their best titles in the war genre, Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge and Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan come to mind, there is still an abundance of gory war movies on Netflix that you need to see. These war movies take you into war from several different perspectives and all tell unique stories. What bands these movies together is the realism and gore they provide.
12 Gifts for Gamers Who Have Everything
It can be truly difficult shopping for gamers. They can be a picky bunch, but it is not their fault—we all are entitled to having certain preferences when it comes to our hobbies and passions. Still, that knowledge doesn't make it any easier for when you're in GameStop or surfing the web trying to get the perfect gift for the gamer in your life.
Most Popular First Dance Wedding Songs of All Time
Weddings are now the talk of the town with the Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just being completed. Clichéd as it may be, it is safe to say that love is in the air. While not everyone (okay, anyone) can have a wedding as breathtaking and special as British royalty, it doesn't mean you should slack on yours. I've been to several weddings in the past year or so and what sticks out in my head the most is the receptions, and specifically, the music selection. The music can make or break a wedding reception and no I'm not exaggerating.
Best Football Movies Based on True Stories
There's nothing better than a sports movie. In my humble opinion, they showcase everything great about watching a movie. They usually include an inspiring journey (accompanied by a fun montage with a great song), adversity, teamwork, and overall, perseverance. That certainly is the case with my favorite subcategory of the sporting film industry, football movies based on true stories.
Most Disturbing Movies on Netflix You Can Watch Right Now
Horror movies were the first ever love/hate relationship I was ever a part of. I'm sure there are many people out there that are like me. People who wait for the latest horror movie to arrive, only to stay up the whole night after watching, wondering why you would do this to yourself. Again.
Best Military Movies 2018
The best military movies often share a set of similar themes. Some of the most popular in these films include sacrifice, loyalty, commitment, and perseverance. However, what sets the best apart from the rest is their ability to properly tell a unique story. Directors, writers, and actors in these war movies either effectively translate an incredible true story onto the big screen, or explore a less flashy topic from an entirely new perspective, creating a fresh, distinct message altogether. All of the movies below successfully accomplish one of these objectives, and are ones you need to see if you haven't already.
10 Surprising Facts About Star Trek You Never Knew
Star Trek is one of the most iconic and well-known franchises in the world and has been for the past 50+ years. It has seen some of the most iconic actors (William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, and Patrick Stewart), coined some of the most famous lines, and has one of the biggest followings of any TV/movie franchise ever.
10 of the Worst Superhero Movie Visual Effects Ever
Everyone loves superhero movies these days. Marvel cranks out at least five every year, with DC desperately trying to catch up by releasing even more. Stories from comic books are experiencing the most cinematic success in history. However, that does not mean all of these movies are home runs. A lot of them swing for the fences and fall way short of expectations.