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The Debate About Pokemon Go
Pikachu and Mewtwo, where are you? I'll be honest, I couldn't tell the difference between Eevee and Pinsir, but Pokemon GO is such a phenomenon, it has grabbed even my attention.  I'm one of the seemingly few people who hasn't played it, but it's worth disc...
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Movies in July 2016
One of my favorite months of the year is here -- July! Here are the movies that will hopefully offer you some cinematic escapist entertainment in all those air-conditioned theaters in the weeks ahead. WEEK-BY-WEEK MOVIE PICKS FOR JULY 2016 The BFG (July 1) ...
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Summer Reading 2016: Non-Fiction
Summer officially starts in a few days. I've already recommended a few fiction titles for your reading pleasure, now here are a trio of non-fiction books to entertain you.  A few of these are pretty large to lug around with you to the beach or pack in a sui...
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Theatrical Allegory at Its Finest
Inspired by the public domain 1920 science fiction play R.U.R. , Universal Robots is a bold achievement by Gideon Productions , giving audiences plenty of food for thought without skimping on the thrills one would expect from an alternate-history tale about...
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Summer Reading 2016 -- Fiction
The unofficial start of summer is here, so allow me to share with you a few fiction novels to add to your summer reading list. If you're seeking some fun books for those hours on the beach or other vacation destinations in the months ahead, here are my init...
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Upfront Report 2016 - CW
The CW is the final broadcast network this week to announce its lineup of new shows that will debut in the fall or midseason. Frequency Based on the movie, Detective Raimy Sullivan uses an old ham radio to hear the voice of her dad, who was presumed dead 20...
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Gladiator (2000) -- Are You Not Entertained?!
(This is my contribution to The Sword & Sandal Blogathon , hosted by Moon in Gemini .) When director Ridley Scott made Gladiator in 2000, it was a huge gamble.  Hollywood thought the historical epic was dead. The genre (costume dramas set in ancient or myth...
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The Controversy Over Star Trek Fan Films
Late last week, CBS and Paramount announced some specific guidelines for Star Trek fan films.  While some people expressed displeasure at what they perceived to be over-restrictive limitations, there is nothing in the guidelines that I find objectionable. I...
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How to Deliver a Good Acceptance Speech
Last night's Tony Awards had at least two exceptional acceptance speeches.  A boring or awkward speech can stop a ceremony's momentum in its tracks.  Lin-Manuel Miranda and Frank Langella are prime examples of how to deliver a "thank you" speech the right w...
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Movies in June 2016
June brings us a ton of sequels, but there might be some diamonds in the rough for the discerning movie-goer. WEEK-BY-WEEK MOVIE PICKS FOR JUNE 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (June 3) I've lost track of how many TMNT movies there have...
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The Nice Kid Steals the Show
Shane Black's latest film The Nice Guys may not be a classic on the same level as his first  Lethal Weapon film, but it certainly is one of his better efforts. Black deftly directs the "odd couple" buddy-investigator action thriller, co-written with Anthony...
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Upfront Report 2016 - CBS
It's the CBS network's turn to present its new shows for next season. Here's what we'll be seeing in the fall and midseason. Bull This dramatization about the charming founder of a successful trial consulting firm is inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil...
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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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Aug. 14, 2011 - National Public Radio holds an annual summer poll, and this year’s poll focused on science fiction and fantasy. Back in June

In the Garden Again: At Chelsea With the Roses
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The Chelsea Flower Show is where the flowery set gathers -- where the aristocracy and their gardeners, garden writers and designers, and the

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A New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Seller(!) "[Scalzi's] new novel is a real joy to read… new and decidedly mind-bending… It's hard to

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Claude Monet's beloved flower and water gardens in the north of France are world-famous. The beauty of theses gardens inspired Monet to pain

City of Kik: A Review of The Forgiveness of Blood
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No disrespect meant for the Academy Award nominees, but the best foreign language film this year (and one of the finest movies of any given

City of Kik: Interview with the Director and Young Stars of Forgiveness ...
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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

Let's Go to the Movies - Technology and development
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Technology and Development. Origins of the Movies. Motion pictures don't move; they rely upon the effect of persistence of vision. This

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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

Had my first car service this weekend. Love my Mazda 6 Touring. The service team at Mazda New Rochelle is excellent. So far so good. Highly recommended.
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