10 Things We Love About Patrick Verona

By: Sam Miller

Every 20-something should be familiar with the cult classic, 10 Things I Hate About You. If you didn’t grow up wishing Patrick Verona were actually your classmate in high school, then maybe you will after reading this. Here’s a list of 10 things we love about Patrick Verona. Continue reading


Top Five Movie Recommendations

By: Sam Miller

I am frequently reminded, whether it is by my boyfriend, my sister, or my brother, that I have been movie-deprived. I have not seen a decent amount of notoriously classic films, so if one of your all-time favorite movies that’s on everyone’s list isn’t on this one, please do not be offended. This is not your average movie list. These are my top five movie recommendations (in no particular order). Continue reading

An Open Letter to J.K. Rowling

By: Sam Miller

Dear J.K. Rowling,

The world of magic you created came to life twenty years ago, forever impacting the world of muggles. As I’m sure you know, there are entire sites dedicated to the world of Harry Potter, endless quizzes that can tell you which Hogwarts house you belong in (with varying results from each – trust me, I’ve tried a few myself), too many FanFictions to be able to read in one lifetime, many people with tattoos related to the novels, Harry Potter-themed weddings, theme parks that help bring this world to life and make it interactive, and much, much more. Yet, all of this does nothing to show just how much your novels means to people. For that, you need to know their individuals stories. Here’s mine. Continue reading

20 for 20: 20 inspiring quotes from the Harry Potter Series 20 years after it came to be

By: Sam Miller

20 years ago, J.K. Rowling introduced the world to Harry Potter. Her words, like the magic in her stories, filled many muggles with a sense of wonder and happiness. To this day, they remain inspiring as ever, reminding us that, even though her books may have ended, the magic of them never will. Here are 20 of our favorite quotes from the Harry Potter series: Continue reading