Happy New Year, Geeks!

by T. Mack

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It’s a new year, ladies and gentlemen! This is the unofficial time for us all to evaluate the past year, our love and loss, triumphs and tragedies, victories, defeats, successes and failures. It’s a time of transition, the perfect moment to decide what we want to do differently and how we want to change our future. It’s time to make promises to ourselves (that we probably won’t keep), commitments to change (that will likely not be met) and resolutions for a better life (that 95% of people break within the first week).

But here’s the thing…

Even though we often don’t manage to keep our resolutions, commitments, and promises, it’s important that we make them. Why? Because as long as we’re trying, it means we care. It means we desire to be better, which is great. Because that desire is the first step in actually becoming better. So let’s make our resolutions, our commitments, our promises for a better future. Then let’s strive to keep them and create the better future of which we dream. That is the only way the dreams can ever come true. Let’s make 2018 our year. Let’s make this new year the one when our dreams come true!

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Stay tuned every day this week for resolutions from all the Sister Geeks and find out the plans we have for 2018. Take to the comments and let us know your New Year’s resolutions. We’d love to hear from you!

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A Deliciously Shallow Good Time: ‘The Greatest Showman’

by T. Mack

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Rotten Tomatoes has The Greatest Showman at a dismal 55% from the critics, but a 90% from the people. The critics are mad because this movie doesn’t even come close to telling the real story of P.T. Barnum. But then, what “inspired by a true story” movie ever really does? The people have judged this movie on it’s beauty, music, humor, and joy. The 90% rating speaks to the happiness audiences feel after watching this film. If you want history, watch a documentary. If you want a helluva show, watch The Greatest Showman!

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Top 10 ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Specials

Happy Christmas Eve Eve Eve to you all! As we wrap presents, watch Christmas movies, and patiently wait for Santa to bring us all the geeky presents, it’s time to discuss the real point of Christmas… Doctor Who Christmas specials! Every December 25th we are visited by the world’s most popular guys: Santa and the Doctor. One guy brings presents and the other guy has such an incredible presence. See what I did there? As it is only December 22nd and we must wait a whole 3 more sleeps until the best day of the year, we need to distract ourselves. And I have the perfect distraction: a list! And not just any list. It’s a list of my top 10 Christmas specials*. Hold on to your T.A.R.D.I.S. because here we go! 

***SPOILER ALERT***

I will be discussing highlights and plot points of past Doctor Who episodes which you really should have watched by now. 

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