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Jenna Marbles brings the internet to real life

Jenna Marbles brings the internet to real life

April 16, 2015


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Just as Clark Kent transforms into Superman, Jenna Mourey dons her false eyelashes, sardonic wit and pint-sized pooches to become Internet legend Jenna Marbles. Marbles has built an online empire based on YouTube videos, Instagram posts, blog and vlog posts, and most recently, a podcast. With her mini ...

Valentine’s Day: A not-so-sweet origin

Valentine’s Day: A not-so-sweet origin

February 13, 2014


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The date is Feb. 14, 1817. A young man eagerly pens a Valentine’s Day poem for the young lady who has caught his fancy. Taking great care with the rhyme and the card, he hands it off to the postman and awaits her reply. Shortly thereafter, he receives a lace-covered Valentine’s response, but alas, n...