Posts Tagged ‘ Pop Culture ’

Emmys Awards Party Ideas

September 14, 2012    |    By +
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Emmys Awards Party Ideas

  Maybe it’s my inner homebody, but I LOVE award shows. I love having friends over, I love making hors d’oeuvres and signature cocktails, I love the fashion and I love cheering on my favorite nominees! After a long, fun summer of not watching television, I look forward to watching the Emmys every fall... Read more »


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Gold Medal Olympic Gifts

July 26, 2012    |    By +
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Gold Medal Olympic Gifts

I always get swept up into the mania of the Summer Olympics. I love the variety of sports and all the back stories of the athletes. I especially love the events you only get to see every four years. So no doubt, my eyes will be glued to NBC to inhale as much Olympics... Read more »


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Hunger Games Movie Premiere!

March 22, 2012    |    By +
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Hunger Games Movie Premiere!

The 24 hour countdown to the 74th annual Hunger Games has begun! Girls of all ages are anxiously waiting to finally get to see Katniss, Peeta and Gale on the big screen. The trailer for the movie looks absolutely amazing, which gives me hope that one of my favorite reads will not turn into... Read more »


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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

September 9, 2011    |    By +
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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

The Gift: Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I-VI) (Blu-Ray) Available 9/16/11 for around $90 The Scoop: For the first time EVER, all six Star Wars films (Episodes I-VI) are boxed up together and presented in Blu-ray high definition glory! Not only will the six films look stunning, but included in the 9 disc... Read more »


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Happy 30th Anniversary MTV!

August 2, 2011    |    By +
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Happy 30th Anniversary MTV!

Before Snooki and the rest of the reality stars took over the network, MTV stood for Music Television. After celebrating it’s 30th Birthday yesterday, we can all fondly look back on what the network used to be. After years of wondering when “the music died”, the network has been making efforts to bring back... Read more »


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Meet the Hello Kitty Creator’s Newest Character: Rebecca Bonbon

July 28, 2011    |    By +
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Meet the Hello Kitty Creator’s Newest Character: Rebecca Bonbon

After making her stateside debut over 35 years ago, Hello Kitty finally has to share the spotlight with a new adorable pooch. Meet Rebecca Bonbon. As the newest creation from Yuko Shimizu, she’s got some big shoes to fill. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak at the full line of clothes,... Read more »


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Magical Gifts for Harry Potter Fans

July 14, 2011    |    By +
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Magical Gifts for Harry Potter Fans

It was all the way back in 2001, when the world first laid eyes on the very young cast of Harry Potter. 10 years later, the books, the movies and the cast themselves have become an iconic part of our culture and household names. And tomorrow it all comes to an end. Released in... Read more »


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Nerd Alert: Newest Addition to “Game of Thrones” Series

July 12, 2011    |    By +
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Nerd Alert: Newest Addition to “Game of Thrones” Series

Thanks to HBO’s recent adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series “Game of Thrones”, it’s now “cool” to like fantasy fiction. Or at least for now. This wildly successful book series has been somewhat under the radar of the mainstream until now. While the premiere season wrapped in June, new and old fans alike... Read more »


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Tarte for True Blood

June 27, 2011    |    By +
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Tarte for True Blood

Last night marked the return of everyone’s favorite blood-thirsty soap opera, True Blood. Now in its fourth season, the HBO Series continues to shock, alarm, tantalize and keep fans coming back for more. Just in time for the show’s return on air, Tarte Cosmetics teamed up with True Blood’s very own make-up artist to... Read more »


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Royal Wedding Fever

March 28, 2011    |    By +
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Royal Wedding Fever

The Royal Wedding is fast approaching and it seems that many people have caught wedding fever! With an expected 2.5 billion viewers, there is no question that this is a major event. There are some great…..and some crazy products out there if you’re not able to make the big day in Westminster Abbey next... Read more »


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Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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