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Author Archives: Megan Leigh

Writer and editor of Pop Verse. Co-host of Breaking the Glass Slipper. My special interests include publishing, creative writing, and geekery.

The new dirty word: Amazon

It seems like in the past few weeks, Amazon has constantly been in the news. It certainly begs the question whether ‘all publicity is good publicity’. Especially in the publishing industry, Amazon has become a dirty word. For the last ...

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The Castle (1997)

Australian films should enjoy more exposure, they are often brilliant and always interesting (they try to set themselves apart from Hollywood films). As an Aussie living in England, with an English boyfriend, I like to expose him to some Australiana ...

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Age of Empires II: HD Release

Last Tuesday, Age of Empires II HD was released via Steam from Hidden Path Entertainment (and of course originally from the now defunct Ensemble Studios). For those of you who don’t know what Age of Empires is… What did you ...

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Spring Breakers

A review implies that I will have a definitive opinion of the subject matter that I am reviewing. I am warning you now, if that is what you expect, you will be disappointed. I honestly don’t know how I feel ...

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Ageism in Hollywood

Actress Huong “Junie” Hoang lost her lawsuit against (amazon-owned) internet giant IMDb yesterday. She sued IMDb after they published her ‘real’ age – claiming that she lost out on potential acting jobs as a result. The information surrounding the case is a ...

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Castle: 100 episodes

My mother loves crime procedurals and I used to watch many of them with her. You name it, she watched it: Jag, NCIS, Frost, Lewis, Morse, Poirot, New Tricks, Midsummer Murders, etc. Ok, so quite a few of them are ...

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Hit and Run

I have been a Kristen Bell fan since Veronica Mars (although I didn’t actually watch the show until a kind friend introduced me years after the show aired). I admit that she tends to be in silly films, such as ...

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