It seems like where literary references once reigned supreme, they now have been usurped by phrases invented by reality TV stars and YouTubers. I’m not necessarily saying that the new colloquialisms are bad. However, I think that we should bring back the literary references too. You know, let the old and new intermingle together to create a hodgepodge of cultural references. Here are some literary references that I think we should use more often so that they don’t become forgotten.
Criminally Undercelebrated Romantic Lines
Happy late Valentine’s Day, everyone! Maybe some of you are sad that the holiday is over, and maybe some of you are a bit bummed that it’s done. Either way, the celebration of love doesn’t have to end on February 14th. Here are some lines from movies that I think are pretty doggone romantic but that aren’t really celebrated or well-known.
Flash Fiction Foray: For the Lonely Penny
My entry into The Book Blogger's "Flash Fiction Foray" challenge, only uses words from the lyrics to the Proclaimers' "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)." It's legend—wait for it—dary. Legendary! Muahahaha!
Moooom, They Copied Me: 6 Possibly Ripped Songs
Many songs have similarities. However, some songs are . . . how do I put this . . . blatant and unapologetic copies of others songs. Here are some songs that, in my opinion (and, in some cases, the opinion of the courts) are ripped from other songs.
Hop on Over: 10 Interesting Facts about Easter
Happy Easter, everyone! In honor of the day, I found some interested facts about this holiday. Enjoy!
Hear Ye, Hear Ye: I Have a Grand Announcement
This week, I have had the honor of writing guest posts for not one, but TWO blogs. Pretty cool, huh? Which two are they though . . . ?
Je Ne Comprends Pas : Things that I Don’t Understand
This week’s post, as if you couldn’t already guess by the title, is about things that I don’t understand. Believe me, there’s a lot to list, but I’ve narrowed it down to a few. For instance, if Bigfoot exists, where's his poop?