Monthly Archives: June 2013

Vegas, Fine Dining, and a Wedding!

A few weeks ago, my guy and I escaped to Vegas for a little vacation… and a wedding!  After almost ten years together, we decided to finally tie the knot.  And, being blessed to have the friends and family that … Continue reading

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Summer Book Crush – 50+ Books, 50+ Authors, All 99 Cents!

Hot sun, hot sand, cool drinks, dark tans. Ahhhh. But your summer won’t be complete until you land a new BOOK BOYFRIEND, right? Lucky for you, we’ve got you covered! SUMMER BOOK CRUSH offers 50+ titles in many genres. This … Continue reading

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Why It’s Worth a Watch Wednesday – Devious Maids, Devilishly Fun

The summer shows have started, some of them anyway.  And while we still have quite a few to premiere over the next few weeks, I did catch a new Lifetime original series that aired this past weekend: Devious Maids. I … Continue reading

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Catch the End of a Few Cancelled TV Shows This Summer

A few weeks ago, I shared a complete list of all the cancelled television shows this season.  As usual, no program was safe.  Just ask CSI: NY—they were cancelled after nine seasons. As usual, the freshman series saw the largest … Continue reading

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Beating the Summer Heat with Movie Madness

Summer is the perfect time to fill our weekends with late night cinematic greatness.  After being out in the Texas heat, my guy and I only seem to have enough energy to curl up on the couch and pop in … Continue reading

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Why It’s Worth a Watch Wednesday – Longmire, a Cozy Murder Mystery

We may have started a new trend here last week… I hope so at least.  Anyway, today we have our second Why It’s Worth a Watch Wednesday guest blogger! The Ooo Factor readers may remember today’s guest, Steven Montano, from … Continue reading

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New to TV this Summer (2013) – Part 2

I can remember back when the summer months meant we couldn’t find anything new to watch on television… maybe a reality program here, or a two-hour made-for-TV-special there, but no new series. But not anymore. As the hot winds blow … Continue reading

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The Amityville Horror (2005) – “This House is Bad.”

It’s time again for Catie Rhodes and me to break down another cinematic original and its remake.  Sticking with our usual ways, Catie reviews the original and I take on the remake.  This month we tackle the classic horror film, … Continue reading

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Why It’s Worth a Watch Wednesday – The Supernatural and Hemlock Grove

We’re doing something a tad different today here at The Ooo Factor… we have our first Why It’s Worth a Watch Wednesday guest blogger! Everyone, meet Jenn Alexinas. Jenn, everyone. I met Jenn at the “Corporate America” company where I … Continue reading

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Ready for a Twisted New ABC Family Murder Mystery?

I’ve not kept the fact that I love ABC Family’s teen mysteries a secret.  Heck, I’ve only blogged about Pretty Little Liars at least five times.  The ongoing questions have me hooked: Who killed Alison? Who is leading the “A” … Continue reading

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