Kristin’s Blog

Rapper DMX Passes Away at Age 50

amous rap singer Earl DMX Simmons performing live music show in night club.

Rapper DMX has passed away at age 50. He was hospitalized last Friday because of a heart attack. Sources say it was due to an overdose, but that has not been confirmed by his reps.  He was in a coma on life support. His family released the following statement: “We …

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Do You Need Joy in Your Life?

Man holds a remote control With the new Apple TV+ screen on TV.

During lockdown, most people subscribed to extra streaming services and discovered shows they never would have otherwise. Apple TV + had some gems including the Morning Show with Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, and Steve Carell, which was AMAZING. But their other gem went a bit under the radar. Ted Lasso, …

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The Loki Trailer is Here!

Wax figure of Loki fictional character from American comic books in Madame Tussauds Wax museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands

We were WOWed by Wandavision. Three episodes in (as of the date this is written) The Falcon and the Winter Soldier  is like a movie-quality television show. And Disney has a full schedule of Marvel releases this year so NERDS UNITE!! The next show to keep us talking week to …

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This Doggo Can do MATH!!

Rear view of a thoughtful woman who tries to solve math problems. Math calculations on black chalk board.

This dog is literally SUPER smart! Akira is a six-year-old Shiba Inu that his dog mom, Monica, wanted to keep stimulated during the pandemic lockdown when walks and play wasn’t enough, so she started teaching him words on flash cards! Like, my doggo, Tiani, has a button board (inspired by …

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Get the Exact Taylor Swift Song For Your Mood

Taylor Swift at the 2018 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA on October 9, 2018.

Have you ever wished you could plug your mood into a program and it would spit out the perfect Taylor  Swift song for you? Now you can!  The tool came from a project out of the University of Chicago. Astrophysicists Megan Mansfield, Ph.D., and Darryl Seligman created an algorithm that …

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Sisu, The Unicorn Thief: The Story of a Dog


The title seriously reads like a children’s book, and honestly, I hope Sisu gets one! Sisu, whose former name we don’t know, is a beautiful dog who kept breaking into… a Dollar General store. Each time he ran inside, he beelined to the same purple stuffed unicorn. And not just …

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What Are Your Job/Company Red Flags?

Red flags fluttering in the wind.

Now that we’re starting to see the light at the end of this tunnel called Covid-19, places are starting to fully open back up, and more jobs are available than ever! If you’ve found yourself out of work, laid off, or furloughed during the pandemic, this prospect seems exciting. BUT …

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PEEPS Pepsi? Who asked for this?

Peeps Pepsi surrounded by yellow peeps

Pepsi thinks what’s missing most from your Easter dinner (and Easter baskets) is a marshmallow flavored Cola…PEEPS marshmallow to be exact. Now, these brightly colored cans will NOT be on the grocery store shelves. Instead, you can win them by posting a socially distanced picture of how you’re enjoying your …

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Cinnamon Shrimp Tail Crunch? EW!

Shoppers hand holding a package of General MIlls Cinnamon Toast Crunch brand Wheat and rice cereal in a supermarket aisle

Have you heard this saga? Writer/Producer Jensen Karp (who is the husband of Boy Meets World star, Danielle Fishel) posted a couple pictures on Twitter of what clearly looks like shrimp tails that have gone through the Cinnamon dusting process. Ummmm @CTCSquares – why are there shrimp tails in my …

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Dancing With the Devil is Officially Here

Demi Lovato at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, USA on May 20, 2018.

Demi Lovato is an incredible singer. She’s someone’s friend. She’s someone’s daughter. Her story could be anyone’s story. She has struggled a lot in life, from a diagnosis of Bi-Polar Disorder (which in the documentary, she reveals she was misdiagnosed), to dealing with addiction as a teenager… and an adult. …

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Girl Scout of the Day: Kelsey Copy

Girl Scout of the Day: Kelsey

Selling Girl Scout Cookies is a hard task anyway, but throwing a pandemic on top of it makes it even more difficult! Y107 wants to help! We’re showcasing a Girl Scout every weekday and giving you their link to help them reach their goal! You can still submit a Girl Scout …

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Motivation Monday: It’s Not Wasted Time

shot of graduation hats during commencement

When the sun comes out, and the flowers start blooming, and the weather warms up, we start to look at the calendar and realize a new group of the workforce will be entering the real world soon, post graduation! When graduation rolls around, we also get a slew of new …

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A Little Motivation For Your Monday

woman sitting on dock at sunset

Sometimes we just need a little word of encouragement or a thoughtful phrase to get us through the work week as our best selves! Each week, I’m going to try to bring you something that makes you think differently, something that pushes you, something that motivates you. Today, I found …

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