My Running Interview on Reason to Play

  I'm currently reading this interesting book/memoir called What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami. The quote below really spoke to me and I had to share it: "...a person doesn't become a runner because someone recommends it. People basically become runners because they're meant to." (-Murakami, pg. 44) At [...]

El Chavo del 8 – Prize Pack Giveaway

El Chavo del 8 Spanish-language comedy series made famous by comic Roberto Gómez Bolaños over four decades ago. Today, re-runs of El Chavo del 8 are watched worldwide in over 90 countries, including the United States, Latin America, Brazil, and Spain. El Chavo is the No. 1 family property for Latinos and the most profitable [...]

My First Marathon IS In San Francisco

If you've been following some of my other social media accounts, you'll know by now that I am currently training for my first marathon. No, I am not running ING NYC Marathon in November. Instead, I will be joining some of my favorite runners and we will be running the Nike Women's Marathon in San [...]

Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds join forces in Universal Pictures’ R.I.P.D. as Roy Pulsipher and Nick Walker, the newest cop pairing of the legendary police force known as Rest in Peace Department. Their mission? To track and arrest “Deados”, monstrous souls disguised among the living as ordinary people and bring them to justice before they [...]

G.I. Joe Retaliation on Blu-Ray 7/30/13

What's on DVD Tuesday, July 30, 2013?! G.I. Joe: Retaliation I'm not sure why I didn't go see this when it first came out, I love G.I. Joe. I'm glad it's out on Blu-Ray and DVD, can't wait to get it. The Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack is loaded with special features: Feature film in high definition [...]

(image above is a snapshot of my first blog post after migrating my blog from Blogger/Blogspot) Wow, my first blog entry was so long ago, or at least it seems like it. February 2, 2008, is the date I was able to find as my first blog entry. I might’ve had a few other posts [...]

  Despicable Me 2 in theaters July 3, 2013 Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s worldwide blockbuster Despicable Me entertained audiences around the globe in 2010, grossing more than $540 million and becoming the 10th-biggest animated motion picture in U.S. history.  In summer 2013, get ready for more Minion madness in Despicable Me 2. Chris Meledandri [...]

  Running is a solo sport. But there are times when you just need a friend. The Oakley Mini 10k took place this past weekend. This was a women's only 10k run around Central Park. This was also my first race in which I ran by myself. Originally I had planned to run this race [...]

My First Half Marathon – A Recap

A few weeks ago, I completed my very first Half Marathon (13.1 miles, 21 kilometers), at the Brooklyn Half. I steadily trained for a good 6-8 weeks (originally it would have been 12 weeks of training, but I had to cut my weeks short because of minor injuries, and last minute race registration). // // [...]

What's on DVD Tuesday, June 4, 2013? Identity Thief Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses) and Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids) lead an all-star cast in this hilarious blockbuster hit. Unlimited funds have allowed Diana (McCarthy) to live it up on the outskirts of Orlando.  There’s only one glitch: she’s financing her shopping sprees with an ID stolen from [...]