When I was growing up, we used to visit New York City just about every year. I was completely clueless on the cost of the sights we would visit, but I knew there was plenty to see. New York City has never lost its appeal to me and I think that every one should visit this city should they get the chance. Make sure you pack a good pair of walking shoes, because that’s the way to see the city – walking through the chasms of skyscrapers amongst the bustle of people. If you are thinking that the Big Apple is an expensive place to visit, you are right! However, tourists need not spend an arm and a leg while you are there – you can stretch that vacation dollar! Here are five free sites you can go to while visiting. I’ve even included some good deals in the advertisements on this page for the locals, as well! Read more…
Categories: Travel Tags: 30 rock, Big Apple, central park, ellis island, free stuff, Lower Manhattan, Manhattan, new york, new york city, New York City Library, New York for Free, radio city music hall, Rockefeller Center, Simon and Schuster, Staten Island, Staten Island Ferry, statue of liberty, times square
Today is May 18, 2010 and the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 227 days left in the year. According the Mayan calendar, there are 948 days till the end of the current cycle. Today is Visit Your Relatives Day. So get out there and go visit your family. Don't call ahead, just drop in and surprise them. Here are five people born on this day.
The following is a list of 5 stars who have contributed greatly to Hollywood. These stars are getting up in age and I think that the younger generation needs to look at their work now and take enjoyment from it rather than looking at the work after the stars have passed. Read more…
Categories: Entertainment Tags: 30 rock, Alan Alda, andy griffith, blazing saddles, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, cleopatra, Dick Van Dyke, Elizabeth Taylor, ER, Hollywood, Jim Carrey, M.A.S.H, mary poppins, Matlock, Mayberry Sheriff, mel brooks, Paul Newmn, Spaceballs, The Producers, The West Wing, young frankenstein
1. Dexter (Showtime)
Set in Miami, the series centers on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a serial killer governed by a strict moral code who works for the Miami Metro Police Department as a blood spatter analyst. Dexter struggles between his need to uphold justice and his need to kill.
It is based on the novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay and adapted for television by Emmy Award-winning screenwriter James Manos, Jr.
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2. House (Fox)
House is based around Dr. Gregory House (British actor Hugh Laurie), an unconventional medical genius who heads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital (PPTH) in New Jersey. The character has similarities to Sherlock Holmes: both are forensic geniuses, musicians, drug users, aloof, and largely friendless.
3. 30 Rock (NBC)
The series takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy series depicted as airing on NBC; the name “30 Rock” refers to the address of the GE Building where NBC Studios is located, 30 Rockefeller Plaza. The series has an ensemble cast that currently consists of 10 regular cast members, including Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer, Scott Adsit, Judah Friedlander and Alec Baldwin.
4. Rescue Me (FX)
Rescue me is a firefighter drama that follows the character Tommy Gavin (Denis Leary) and his ever troublesome family as they deal with real life issues, either with post 9/11 trauma or domestic problems. Tommy has to struggle with the loss of his cousin and best friend Jimmy Keefe, who died on September 11, 2001, and frequently visits Tommy in visions.
5. How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
This show is about a group of friends and the narration of Ted Mosby, in the year 2030, as he recounts to his son and daughter the events that led to his meeting their mother. They keep the mother as a mystery as Ted goes through life with his best friends Marshall (Jason Segal), Barney (Neil Patrick Harris), Lily (Alysson Hannigan), and Robin (Cobie Smulders).