Monthly Archives: July 2013

Why The Bar Exam Is Nothing Like A Marathon

Ever since that fateful, sweltering August day when I first stepped foot into the illustrious halls of my now alma mater, I’ve been told that the Bar Exam, and by extension law school and summer externships, is a marathon. I’ve … Continue reading

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2013 Summer Reality Shows: What Should You Be Watching?

Summer is a time to relax, lay back, and detach. It’s a time for guiltless beach reads that are a bit less thought-provoking than winter’s heavy, thematic tones, and it’s a time to indulge in one of the greatest pleasures … Continue reading

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The Nanny Diaries: At Least It’s Better Than the Movie

I warned you. In true “only ten days to the bar panic mode” I reverted from reading edifying books to reading blatant chick lit. Because, while it might not be “the mirror of sages” (thanks, Edward Gibbon!) and may not … Continue reading

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Graceland Review: How Far Would You Go?

That’s the question our three alpha male leads are asked this week: How far would you go for your friends? For your job? For the second week in a row, Jakes is mysteriously absent — I like to imagine that … Continue reading

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Julie & Julie: the Perfect Lounging Movie

Last night I was too exhausted to even read, so I quickly ran through my movie collection search of something light, yet not entirely insipid, and found my tried-and-true copy of┬áJulie & Julia. I saw the movie when it first … Continue reading

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Summer at Tiffany: The Happiest Piece of Summer Fluff You’ll Find This Year

The jacket reads “In this glorious once-upon-a-time fairy tale come true, two beautiful college debs from Iowa make it to New York City, end up working at Tiffany’s and living the dream of every creer girl of the 1940s.” It … Continue reading

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Graceland Review: “In Too Deep”

The thing I love about “Graceland” is that it melds really well the fun, quirky personalities of the six agents living together in sunny California alongside the grittier realities of their jobs. Last week’s episode, “Pizza Box” was phenomenal, and … Continue reading

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