Author: Corinne Fugitt

Summer Getaways in Arizona and Beyond

Posted in Uncategorized on 24 Jul by Corinne Fugitt

Since our school days, we are kind of trained to think of summer as vacation time. Though, when you live in Arizona, summer seems never-ending. It’s true, that most people find it easiest to get time off as far away from the holidays as possible. That makes for lots of people spending the summer traveling to fun places for vacations, weddings, and road trips. It’s also just a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. However, not everyone can afford that plane ticket to Europe or the cruise to the Bahamas. Let’s investigate some closer-to-home destinations that can give you the exact break you need.

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The Superstitions Surrounding Friday the 13th

Posted in Bookie Blog, Reel Chat on 16 Jul by Corinne Fugitt

Everyone knows that Friday the 13th is an especially unlucky day in Western culture, but how did it come to be this way? There are tons of superstitious myths about what causes bad luck, and Friday the 13th is some kind of special magnet to that bad luck energy, and many people take precautions to avoid it. An estimated 17 to 21 million people in the U.S are affected by a fear of this day, called paraskevidekatriaphobia. Some people so fear the bad luck caused on this day that they avoid their normal routines.

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VR: Taking Gaming to the Next Level

Posted in Games, Play: A Gamer's Blog on 27 Jun by Corinne Fugitt

Is it finally time to take the plunge and invest in a virtual reality gear? If you’re interested in technology, are a serious gamer who needs the latest and greatest, or are just looking for a new and exciting experience, it’s time to take a virtual reality video game offerings. Follow me down the rabbit hole of video game VR and discover some pretty awesome game recommendations that were literally made to be experienced in virtual reality.

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Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame Is Worth Revisiting

Posted in Reel Chat on 14 Jun by Corinne Fugitt

Since Snow White premiered in 1937, Disney movies have influenced generations with their magical stories and impressive animation. As the days of classic 2D animation are replaced with the new doe-eyed CGI characters, some of us are feeling a little nostalgic for the days when each detail was painstakingly drawn, animated and colored for our unique viewing pleasure. One of the most beautiful and underrated Disney films, in my opinion, comes from the Disney renaissance era. It’s time to talk about The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla

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Exploring Mythical Creatures

Posted in Bookie Blog on 30 May by Corinne Fugitt

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is only a drop in the bucket of mythological and magical creatures. Just like Newt Scamander, I am fascinated by the wide variety and cultures and stories of these creatures. But mermaids, unicorns, and dragons are everywhere in pop culture. I want to expand my horizons and look into some lesser-known mythological creatures. Luckily, I work in a bookstore. I get to explore my wildest daydreams every single day (and you’re welcome to join me)! Here are some of the interesting creatures I discovered lurking in the lesser-known areas of mythology.

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