Three Episodes Into “Winners at War”

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Though every vote-out in Survivor: Winners at War will sting because of the nature of the season and the cast, perhaps this week’s vote out of Ethan Zohn will be the most upsetting. Ethan had one of the biggest backstories of the entire cast – after Africa and All Stars, he was diagnosed […]

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American Idol 2020: Auditions, Part II

Lee DeWyze, 12/28/19

Auditions continued on American Idol last night. I said my episode one stand-outs were Louis Knight, Nick Merico and Francisco Martin, but how do the episode two stand-outs compare? Jovin Webb, a 28-year-old rocker, was the first surprise of the night for me. His bluesy, Southern rock vibe shined on his […]

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Using an iPhone X in 2020

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We’ve had two years and a quarter of the way to a third year since the launch of Apple’s iPhone X, their 2017 flagship that made headlines. Featuring Apple’s first OLED display, as well as their first iPhone with minimal bezels, it was also their first iPhone flagship to hit […]

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Quick Thoughts on Framing Hanley’s “Envy”

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Framing Hanley was a band I really enjoyed in the late 2000s, after they burst into the “emo” mainstream with their cover of Lil’ Wayne’s Lollipop and Hear Me Now. They continued putting out music for a few more years before announcing a break in 2015. In 2019, they reformed and started […]

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American Idol 2020: Auditions, Part I

Lee DeWyze, 12/28/19

The eighteenth season of American Idol got off to a solid start last night. The two-hour event was a typical episode in Idol 2.0’s run on ABC, featuring a plethora of young, talented singers and enough emotional backstories to tug at the heartstrings. It had the same very brightly-lit, family-friendly vibe […]

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My Favourite American Idol Alumni

Lee DeWyze, 12/28/19

American Idol premieres its eighteenth season (its third on ABC) tomorrow night. As the show has played a big part in my life, I’m definitely going to be watching, but I’m erring on the side of caution after what I felt was a lacklustre seventeenth season. Most of that can […]

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Reflecting on Valentine’s Day 2020

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After Andrew went to bed last night, I braved the sudden on-set of cold weather (with the wind chill, it had gotten down to -24ºC by the time) and made my way to the only store that was still open after midnight in Kingston. It was officially Valentine’s Day, and […]

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Ranking the Survivors Apart of Winners at War

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Tonight marks the two-hour premiere of Survivor‘s fortieth season, subtitled Winners at War. The highly anticipated season brings back twenty prior champions for the chance to compete for a second (or third, in one instance) crown. I’m incredibly excited for this season, despite both wishing there were some different winners in the cast […]

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Ranking the View Askewniverse Films

A couple weeks ago, I posted my quick thoughts on Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. I had initially planned on posting my ranking of all of the View Askewniverse movies shortly after, but I hadn’t had any time to sit down and write it owing to moving the blog to […]

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