Amanda Ferris graduated with a 3.5 GPA and a B.A. in English from Wagner College in May of 2009, and has since written for several different websites and magazines.These publications include NearSay.com. New York Family, The Camel Clutch Blog, Silhouette Urban Mind-Body Fitness's official site, and 2Blue Media Group. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching dance, going to museums, reading, and volunteering at the Love Wanted Pet Adoption events in Brooklyn. Amanda is a founding member of the Boulevard Books Creative Wring Group and she can also be seen reading her poetry at the Tom Kane Boulevard Bards Open Mic sessions as well.
Real Life Grinch Busted for Telling Kids That Santa Doesn’t Exist
Bah, humbug! A Canadian Grinch ruined the annual holiday parade for dozens of children last Saturday. The intoxicated 24-year-old man, who hailed from Kingston, was arrested after police received a complaint. Parents informed authorities that this jerk ruined Christmas for their youngsters by walkin…
‘I Have Your Heart’ Animated Film Will Warm Your Heart
Part musical and part fairy tale, the animated short 'I Have Your Heart' was created by New York-based illustrator Molly Crabapple, international singing sensation Kim Boekbinder and Melbourne animator Jim Batt. (It was inspired by Kim's song 'The Organ Donor's Match.')
‘Lord of the Rings’ Gets an Epic ‘My Little Pony’ Mash-up
Thanks to the opening night of 'The Hobbit' being only a few weeks a way, the internet is being inundated with Tolkien spoofs. This particularly giggle-worthy mash-up combines the colorful animation of 'My Little Pony' with the epic drama of 'Lord of the Rings.'
Used Bookstore Introduces Book Vending Machine
What bibliophile hasn't dreamed of just putting money into a vending machine and out comes a book that you can read to your heart's content? Sounds great, but not very likely, right? Well, that's where you're wrong. The Monkey's Paw, a used bookstore in Toronto, Canada has c…
The Weirdest ‘Twilight’ Merchandise
Sure, there's tons of weird merchandise out there for fans of various geek franchises to buy. However, 'Twilight' fans take the cake with the following items that beg the question: why were these things even created in the first place?
Princess Leia Meets ‘Beauty and the Beast’
As the opening song from 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Bonjour' is instantly recognizable. In a funny tribute to the fact that Disney now owns LucasFilms and thus 'Star Wars,' Comedivas created a giggle-worthy parody video of one of our favorite Disney songs.
10 Reasons Why ‘The Vampire Diaries’ Is Better Than ‘Twilight’
With 'Breaking Dawn -- Part 2' coming out this weekend, should you shell out $15 for a ticket, or just stay home and have a massive TiVo 'Vampire Diaries' party in your sweatpants? We support the latter decision. And not just because we love sweatpants...
Learn Chemistry With Adorable Dogs
In this heartwarming YouTube video, adorable pooches-turned-chemists Paige and Dexter explain the basics of chemistry using their toys. If your child is struggling with basic chemistry concepts in school or you just need a pick me up after a long, stressful day, this video will make you giggle as th…
Duke University Creates ‘Harry Potter’ Style Invisibility Cloak
If you're a fan of J.K. Rowling's hit 'Harry Potter' series, you must have longed for your own invisibility cloak so that you could go off on your own magical adventures just like Harry himself. But invisibility cloaks are merely fictional, right? Wrong!
‘Mortal Kombat’ Gangnam Style Is a Flawless Victory
Thanks to K-Pop's Psy and his hit song 'Gangnam Style,' parodies of his video are popping up all over YouTube. From Mitt Romney to 'Star Wars,' there are videos for every fan base and situation. The latest of these parody videos, 'Mortal Kombat Vs Gangnam Style,' f…
‘World War Z’ Trailer Features Zombie Hordes, Cool Brad Pitt Hair
Calling all zombie fans and Brad Pitt lovers! The official trailer for 'World War Z' is now up online for your viewing pleasure.
The 10 Coolest Fictional Pets
You might think you have the greatest pet in the world, but that's probably because you don't watch much TV. Instead of a cat that secretly hates you, fictional pets can be dragons or loyal household animals who stick by your side as you step out into the great unknown, rather than eating …