Dominique Cruz
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Dominique Cruz is a cultural mix of Sicilian and Puerto Rican descent, but best describes herself as a hip non-hipster New Yorker, who just so happens to suffer in the suburbs. When she isn't fleeing to the Staten Island ferry to the city, she spends her time writing, enjoying a good book, and dreaming of her alternate reality where she's Tina Fey, and Tina Fey is paying student loans. She has contributed to Black Book magazine, Star magazine, and more.

Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 14 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

On the Hunt with Patrick Watson | 11 Jul 2012 // 5:12 PM

Patrick Watson is the name of the lead singer of the band Patrick Watson. Yet there's no joke about the group's music, which has lead to collaborations with the Cinematic Orchestra and a wildly loyal following. In this expansive interview, Watson tells us all about the journey to the group's latest record ...

Full Monty for the Fans: An Interview with the Fray | 20 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Despite the group's chart topping success, The Fray frontman Isaac Slade remains very grounded, finding inspiration in Norman Rockwell, wondering if love is keeping the universe together, and yes, what it means to go "Full Monty" for the fans ...


Jason Segel is The Consummate Everyday Man in 'The Five-Year Engagement' | 11 Sep 2012 // 5:10 PM

While some comedies take themselves too seriously or not serious enough to highlight both comedic and dramatic moments, Jason Segel’s writing straddles both worlds and settles for realism, instead.

'Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition' Proves that the Film Never Loses Its Charm | 20 Aug 2012 // 5:10 PM

A friendship that’s tested the boundaries of Hollywood flops and Sexiest Man Alive beauty contests, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck sat down to revisit Good Will Hunting on the 15th anniversary Bluray edition.


Chasing the Light: An Interview with Mat Kearney | 14 Dec 2011 // 10:00 PM

His father ran a gambling ring outside the back of a cigar shop. His songs have been featured on just about every major TV show on the air right now. From what Mat Kearney tells PopMatters, however, it sounds like he's just getting started.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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