Nikki Metzgar

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  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    George Berkeley asked, "Is reality a mental construct?" and America responded, "No, it's eight fake-baked Jersey kids living near the beach." Reality television has long been cheap and easy filler programming, but now movies are starting to see th...

  • 4 years ago | Things To Do

    Getting your car towed in Houston is its own special circle of hell. Last Wednesday night, I met a friend at Nabi and when we finished our meal a little after 10 p.m., we walked the 328 feet (verified by Google Maps) to Anvil for drinks, leaving o...

  • 4 years ago | Stage

    On the third Tuesday of every month, theatrical group Bootown hosts Grown Up Story Time, in which writers submit short essays to be performed by readers selected and matched by the staff at Bootown. Usually, an attentive audience gathers at Rudyar...

  • 4 years ago | Comedy

    Before there was "Shit Girls Say," there was "Boys Will Be Girls." The funnier take on the concept from the Harvard Sailing Team made the Internet rounds in the spring of 2010 and forever popularized the phrase "Totes the best hun-cal fro-yo." Now...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    NBC recently debuted an animated Web tie-in series for 30 Rock called either The Jack Donaghy Files or Jack Donaghy: Executive Superhero. The titles appear to be interchangeable, which really highlights the level of commitment and confidence the n...

  • 4 years ago | Internet

    If you like him/her you should put a ring on it, and if you like a celebrity/TV show you should make a Tumblr about it. Officially four episodes into the second season of Downton Abbey, we Yankees have become passionately dedicated to this upstair...

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