August 5, 2009 - You Know It's a Bad Movie When...
The endearing qualities of what makes a Bad Movie...from a panel of Bad Movie Lovers.
A summary of the 1995 Wings episode "The Person Formerly Known as Lowell."
September 1, 2009 - My Experience as a "Hot Thang"
My 2009 Dance Recital in Pictures - A photo recap of my first Hip Hop performance to Talib Kweli's Hot Thing and John Legend's Green Light.
September 8, 2009 - Favorite TV Scenes - MacGyver: Supermarket Sweep
A scene from the Season 3/1988 MacGyver episode Blow Out.
October 8, 2009 - Gender Bender Double Movie Recap Part 1 - Switch
Part 1 of a 3-part Mega Recap/Review of two movies from the Gender Bender movie genre. Part 1 recaps the 1991 movie Switch.
October 19, 2009 - Guess Who's 27?
Happy Birthday to...me, my brother, and all the other October 19th babies out there!
October 26, 2009 - Recap - Garfield's Halloween Adventure
Happy Halloween! Here's a recap of one of my favorite (and sadly, one of the more as of recently overlooked by the major networks) Halloween animated specials of the 1980s, Garfield's Halloween Adventure, which aired on CBS in 1985.
October 28, 2009 - Halloween Commercial Pick - Corona's Jack o' Lime
A short-but-sweet (probably because the commercial is fifteen seconds long) recap of Corona's Jack o'Lime commercial from 2000.
October 31, 2009 - Happy Halloween!
Just because I couldn't possibly write two Halloween-themed articles this week and not write something on the actually holiday itself...here's an article for the cause. It also features the 2000 version of the Hapless Adult Victim in a Questionable Costume Dunkin' Donuts commercial.
November 2, 2009 - Wings Video Tributes
A three-part harmony (or triple threat, perhaps?) of video tributes I have made to the 1990-1997 sitcom Wings.
Two new articles tonight - In the grand tradition of informal holidays that have held significance in our lives at some point, I proudly pay tribute to what I officially consider my kick-off of the holiday season...Thanksgiving Eve!
And to upkeep a tradition I followed as loyally as Thanksgiving Eve as a kid, for your consideration, the 1989 CBS special Garfield's Thanksgiving.
December 24, 2009 - Jim Henson's The Christmas Toy
A short article featuing the ultra-rare (on both television and in its original form) 1986 Jim Henson Christmas special, The Christmas Toy. Merry Christmas!
January 30, 2010 - Guru Picks: Twenty Favorite "Saturday Night Live Commercials
A Top 20 list of my favorite Saturday Night Live Commercial Parodies, as selected using my SNLGuru senses!
February 10, 2010 - Cold as Hell...Except Hell isn't Buried in Snow
Snow sucks...especially when its a historic amount of snow. Also includes pictures from the storm ofFebruary 6...the one that dumped 24 inches at the Jersey shore.
February 10, 2010 - Escape the Afterlife...Using Smarts and a Fire House
A recap of the 1990 MacGyver episode "Passages."
February 11, 2010 - Allison's Top 10 Totally Awesome '80s Teen Movies
I originally submitted this article to a paying website after choosing the topic - list and describe your ten favorite '80s teen movies of the comedy genre. I chose 'em...they rejected the list. Did your favorites make the list?
February 14, 2010 - Allison's How to on Candy Making...Valentine's Day
A step-by-step guide to candy making. HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!
April 21, 2010 - Have You Thanked an Administrative Professional Today?
Thank the hardest working behind-the-scenes go-to in your office, and learn about the history of the commemorative week that celebrates them!
April 27, 2010 - Pop Quiz - Which Stargate SG-1 Character Are You?
Yes, proof I use the Internet for a strange sense of euphoria...I just had to get into the gate somehow!
November 29, 2010 - Movie Recap - The Room
A long hiatus has bought me back here in the form of a recap of the 2003 independent film The Room, starring Tommy Wiseau (who also directed, executive produced, produced, and wrote the film) and a bunch of bright-eyed young actors all looking for their big breaks. It's the film you've only heard of...and you'll see why when you read this recap!
December 11, 2010 - Kraft TV Recipes from 1986 - The Full Descriptions!
A follow-up to my December 24, 2010 article on The Christmas Toy and the Kraft TV Recipes. A big thanks to You Tube user Sastov1681 for her generous contribution by sending me all of these great descriptions! Season's greetings, and season's eatings! :-)
January 11, 2011 - Cartoon Recap: The (Five Inch) Elephant in the Room
A mini-recap of the 1953 Looney Tunes short "Punch Trunk," a fairly obscure story of how a five-inch elephant wreaks havoc on a city and its inhabitants.
February 6, 2011 - Two New Articles
A recap of Disc 1 of the 3-disc set Michael Jackson's Vision. First up, a look at Jackson's short films (don't call them music videos) from 1979's Off the Wall to the late 1980s and Bad.
An email I received at work proves the Google people were targeting smartalecks charting unrealistic routes with Google Maps. Enjoy!