Category: For Fun



Staff Review: Board and Card Games

Even with the proliferation of video games and smartphone games, there are still some great classic board/card games being made.  For those who are hungering for a more traditional form of entertainment, here are some games that go beyond the familiar Monopoly and Scrabble: Dominion – this is a medieval-themed card deck-building game where one […]

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March Madness!

March is one of the biggest months of the year for basketball fans.  It’s an exciting time full of camaraderie, disappointments, and surprises.  March Madness is fast approaching and this year’s tournament should be fun.  Although there will be 4 teams awarded a number 1 seed, this year’s tournament has no real number 1 team.  […]

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Healthy Tips: Zumba

Five years ago, I was looking for an exercise program that I knew I could stick with.  Lo and behold, I saw a flyer on my front door that advertised that a Zumba class would be starting at the building right across the street from my house.  I did not have any idea what kind of […]

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Staff Movie Review: Warm Bodies (2013)

Warm Bodies has the normal make up of today’s zombie movie, where the world has been infected with some unnatural disease, leaving most of the world’s population “undead”.  The few remaining survivors fight not only for their lives, but also to maintain a sense of their own humanity.  But the thing that sets Warm Bodies apart […]

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5 Consistently Great Film Trilogies

It’s difficult to create a great film, and even more difficult to create a trilogy of consistently great films.  The annals of cinema are rife with trilogies that faltered at least once, and sometimes twice; The Godfather, The Matrix, Spider-Man, and the original Star Wars films come immediately to mind.  Here are five trilogies that […]

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CA Weekend Events for Jan. 12-13

If you’re looking for some fun things to do this weekend in the SoCal and NorCal areas, check out some of these local events: SoCal Events Ondine Ensemble – String Quartet Concert in Echo Park (Free Admission) Dates: Saturday, Jan. 12 Location: 2011 W. Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles Hours: 12pm to 1pm Event Info: […]

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