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.
Honest ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Trailer Has Some Issues With the Plot
While hundreds of Batman fans are anxiously awaiting for their DVD or Blu-Ray copy of 'The Dark Knight Rises' to ship from Amazon, Honest Trailers reviews the last movie and points out that out of the trilogy, this was the weakest installment.
‘Reading Rainbow’ Gets Awesome YouTube Remix
Hundreds of children have grown up watching LeVar Burton on the PBS show 'Reading Rainbow' and learned to love reading, thanks to Burton's positive teachings. He implored children all across America to read and use their imagination, as it would take them to the heights of the moon an…
Swedish Toy Company Defies Gender Stereotypes for Unique Christmas Catalog
In a pleasantly surprising move, a Swedish toy company called Top Toy has made a giant leap for gender equality amongst children. Top Toy's Christmas catalog features an interesting twist: the boys are the ones who are playing with dollhouses and the girls are happily playing with the Nerf guns…
The 10 Best Tweets About ‘Liz and Dick’
While many have hoped that Lifetime's biopic about the elegant Elizabeth Taylor and the dashing Richard Burton may have helped bring Lindsay Lohan's career back, it turned out to be the one thing Lohan must've been dreading: a comedy fest for the audience. Now, for your viewing pleasu…
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…
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…
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.
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?
‘Right Behind Me’ Supercut Is a Collection of Awkward Moments
This hilarious YouTube video, created by Plot Point Productions, is the pretty much the very definition of "awkward moment." We've all been there: we're riled up and trash talking someone and then gulp! Turns out they've been standing right behind you all along. Awkw…
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!
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…
‘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.