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Book Recommendations -- August 2015
It's time again to share some book suggestions. Here we go... Alert by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge Detective Michael Bennett teams up with FBI Agent Emily Parker to track down whoever is responsible for high-tech attacks and an assassination that h...
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Kikback: My Favorite Posts About MTV
With the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards scheduled to air live Sunday night, it's time to reminisce about all the times I've written about that network of pop culture goodness.  Here's a selection of my MTV posts over the years... Comparing MTV's Skins to Simil...
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A New Star Wars Golden Age
We are living in a new Star Wars golden age ! Some of us are old enough to remember the original trilogy and how it sparked our love for cinema and imaginative storytelling. The Prequels, despite their critics, also led to the emergence of many new fans. No...
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Movie and TV Trailer Round-Up for August 2015
It's time once again to look at the coming attractions for movies. 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (Release Date: January 15, 2016) Directed by Michael Bay, an American ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya. The 33 (Rel...
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Bald Heroes -- A Counterpoint to DarkAntics
Last week, satirist DarkAntics posted an entertaining video rant on YouTube in which he criticized Hollywood for often portraying villains as bald men. It inspired me to think of heroes who had no hair to disprove his point. Yes, the bald villain is a clich...
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Body Switching Movies and TV Episodes
I thought this was going to be a quick post. Boy, was I wrong! When one of my friends recommended I watch The Change-Up , a body-switching comedy, I remembered the similarly themed movies I'd seen and thought it would be fun to list them all. Then I started...
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The Impact of NYC on Superhero Comics
A wonderful exhibition is coming to town this fall here in NYC, exploring how my fair city helped create and shape superheroes as we know them today. Titled " Superheroes in Gotham ," the show will take place at New-York Historical Society Museum and Librar...
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The Pros and Cons of the DC Multiverse
Although some people despise it, I'm a huge fan of DC's multiverse storytelling device . For the uninitiated, the idea is "simple" -- (almost) everything written in the pages of DC Comics is part of its overall continuity because every different version of ...
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MTV Moonman Redesigned for 2015 Video Music Awards
You can add this to the top of the coolest looking award trophies .  World-renowned fashion designer Jeremy Scott is redesigning the MTV Moonman for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards and it looks dazzling. Winners will receive a special edition version of the...
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Technology and Digital Piracy
Technology has made our lives easier, but it has also brought new risks. We must be ever vigilant against identity thieves and hackers. Digital corporate espionage and international cyber warfare are growing threats. Piracy is also on the increase. At least...
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The Making of the Mob Renewed for 2nd Season
I've enjoyed the first season of AMC's series The Making of the Mob: New York , narrated by Ray Liotta. It explores the gangster history of New York in the 20th century. The second season will focus on Chicago . It's a well produced documentary with dramati...
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Movies in August 2015
The last full month of summer is here and here are the movies hitting the theaters during the next few weeks. WEEK-BY-WEEK MOVIE PICKS FOR AUGUST 2015 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (The weekend of August 1) Tom Cruise returns once again for another act...
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  • The New York Botanical Garden
    Director of Public Relations, 2002 - present
  • Fordham University
    Adjunct Professor - Communications, 2011 - 2012
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Nick writes a daily pop culture blog, City of Kik, works as a Director of Public Relations at The New York Botanical Garden, teaches as an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University, and acts on stage and on screen for various theater and film production companies.  He's also a nice guy.

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    Master's Degree in Public Communications, 1997 - 1999
  • Fordham University
    Bachelor's Degree in Communications - Film, 1989 - 1992
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City of Kik
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A blog about pop culture, entertainment, science fiction, media, movies, tv, comics, acting, and more.

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City of Kik: A Review of The Forgiveness of Blood
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What's better than sitting down for an interview with director Joshua Marston? The answer is having the chance to interview him alongsid

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Apologies for the lack of posts this week. I have been on vacation in lovely Cape May for the past five days and have not had access to my

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