Pendeja Diaries: Introduction

Pendeja Diaries: Introduction

Pendeja Diaries is a series of articles written by me, Alissa Perez, certified third wheel, seasoned veteran solita, former serial dater, and currently a jaded romantic. You can hear all about my dating history in the podcast I co-host, Late Night Swipes. I’ve dated a...

Sticker Fridge World Cup 2018 Pool

The 2018 World Cup is upon us and just like USMNT in the last qualifier, we came a little unprepared. Just because we can't chant "I believe that we will win" while watching the game doesn't mean we still can't enjoy the matches. For the occasion, I gathered a group...

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Sticker Fridge Summer Jams Playlist

When I close my eyes and think of summer a few things come to mind:  The beach, backyard bar-b-que, fireworks, ice cream, and cruising down the highway with my hand stuck out the window to name a few.  Summer is amazing! A time where people come together for pool...

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‘Upgrade’ Review

As I try to remind myself every year, the best movies I'm likely to see are ones I hadn't even heard of beforehand. The movies that sneak up on you and smack you upside the head with surprise and startling originality. Upgrade is one of the first movies to do that for...

Top 10 Movies of 2017

Another year is behind us, so that means it’s time for everyone’s ‘my favorite ________ of 2017’ lists. This year, I’m folding to peer pressure and changing the ‘top 8’ favorite movies to ‘top 10’ because honestly, there were too many awesome movies and I originally...

Fall 2017 Update!

Hey, this blog still exists! It’s been about half a year since I’ve written anything up, and it’s been a bussyyyyy time in my life. Got married, started a new position and found out I’m going to be a father next spring! Amidst all of those changes, I’ve still somehow...

Get Out

  It seems like every year in recent memory, there’s been another great new horror release from a first time director, and 2017 is no different. Last year I wrote about ‘The Witch’ from Robert Eggers and previously there was 'The Babadook’ and 'It Follows’. We’re in...

Logan

  I’ve never been the biggest fan of the X-men movies. I look at them like I did the Harry Potter series: I’d go see the newest entry, have a fun time, and almost immediately forget about it when I leave the theater (the one exception being Matthew Vaughn’s far...

John Wick: Chapter 2

  John McClane. Jason Bourne. James Bond. Ellen Ripley. These guys (and gal) better watch their backs, because there’s a new action hero on the scene, and for my money, he could take all three of them, no problem. With 2014’s ‘John Wick’, director Chad Stahelski...

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