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Dietrich Film Festival expands to three weeks

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For the first time in 12 years, the annual Fall Film Festival at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock will last three weeks instead of two, the better to showcase what organizers Hildy Morgan and Ronnie Harvey call “this explosion of wonderful films.”Harvey is especially looking forward to “Boyhood,” a film that followed the trajectory of a boy’s life, using the same young actor for 12 years. “I’ve heard nothing but praise about it,” he said.



Top 8 at 8 with Ralphie Aversa8. Jessie J/Ariana Grande/Nicki Minaj-Bang Bang7. Magic!-Rude6. Sia-Chandelier5. Charli XCX-Boom Clap4. Meghan Trainor-All About That Bass3. Sam Smith-Stay With Me2. Maroon 5-Maps1. Taylor Swift-Shake It OffTop 10 Albums at Gallery of Sound1. Robert Plant - Lullaby and the Ceasless Roar2. Ryan Adams - Ryan Adam...

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Autumn Adventures

Summertime is pretty much thebomb.com. However, after twelve weeks of endless statuses flooding your Facebook news feed with posts referencing trips to Ocean City, Maryland, the hype is fading. Fading faster than the short-lived excitement '90s kids had for the “Boy Meets World” reboot. (Seriously, though! Is anybody watching “Girl Meets World”?) Let's discuss this....

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MODEL OF THE WEEK: Dominica Bianconi

Full name: Dominica Bianconi Age: 22 Hometown: Montdale Favorite Weekender feature: Quick Chord Favorite bar/restaurant: Jack's Draft House ...

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MAN OF THE WEEK: Bill Engleman

Full name: Bill Engleman Age: 26 Hometown: Scranton Favorite Weekender feature: model of the week Favorite bar/restaurant: Kildare's ...

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It's no joke!

In the last three years, James Murray has built an impressive resume. He's been a nude model, taken on an entire team of professionals in a game of dodge ball, and has been thrown out of a plane at 15,000 feet. While the accomplishments sound like that of a daredevil, Murray is far from it. For years Murray and his three best friends - Joe Gatto, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano - have been members of The Tenderloin...

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Brandon Gutierrez with Tom Towels and Michael Rocker of “Henry:Portrait of a serial Killer” at a Monster Convention in New Jersey, 2012

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Show Us Some Skin

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Pet of the Week

Name: TuxAnnBreed:Owner’s name: Leanne PataraLiving in: KingstonName: KirbyBreed: English BulldogOwner’s name: Adam FeatherLiving in: Effort

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'Surge' returns and is surging online

Coca-Cola has answered the prayers of many, many 90's kids. USA Today reports that Surge is back on the market. Sort of. For a (possibly) limited time. A listing popped up on Amazon Monday for a li...

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GIRL TALK: tips to avoid a bad, bad hook up

If nothing else, in my 30 years on this earth I have learned how to spot and avoid a bad hook up experience. Like most lessons in my life, I have learned this the hard way. I feel it is one of my civic duties to pass on these lessons and help someone else avoid their very own hook up from hell.

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20 years of Usher

On August 30, 1994, Usher released his self-titled debut album. Fast forward 20 years, and the R&B crooner is now one of the biggest names in entertainment. The singer, nee Usher Raymond, has seamlessly branched out in to movies, TV, and artist management.And as the 35 year-old prepares for another arena tour, it doesn’t seem as if he plans to slow down any time soon.“Yeah, well I actually haven’t started going grey yet,” Usher joked in an intervi...

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Who do we thank for Oktoberfest?

Every year we congregate at various festivals and bars to celebrate Oktoberfest. The celebrations are typically German in orientation and filled with German foods, music, lederhosen and of course beers, lots of beers. However, do you know why this celebration takes place every year?In Munich, Germany, each year Oktoberfest is held as a 16-day event running from late September, this year starting September 20, into early October. Each year more than 6 million people from around the ...

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Grillin’ up some flavor

Rain didn’t keep grillers from the first Coal Cracker Smoke & Stoke BBQ competition held over the weekend at Montage Mountain.More than two dozen teams competed for the coveted title of Grand Champion, but only one, Lo’ -N- Slo’ BBQ took home the prize.Event organizer Karen Foster said she was pleased with the overall turnout of the event.“Despite mother nature’s rain and wind, the competition went well,” she said in an emai...

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I’D TAP THAT: Oktoberfest season

Description – Harpoon Octoberfest pours a deep amber hue with a firm, creamy off white head that lingers long and leaves behind a thick layer of lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of sweet bready and caramel malts backed by subtle hop spicing which shows the balance that is to be expected within the beer. The taste follows the nose with additions of a slight fruitiness; the malts hit up front bringing sweet caramel and bready flavors across the palate before mild ho...

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SORRY MOM & DAD: Is this what I have to look forward to?

“Let’s discuss this. I’m 25 years old and I just shopped at Claire’s,” shouted my friend Sammi with a hint of shame as we were leaving the mall.As a 28-year-old who just bought a bunch of shirts from PacSun, I didn’t understand what she was whining about.It was a Friday night and Sammi and I just bought new clothes to go out and celebrate the fact that she recently moved to the area for a new job. The plan was to nap and pregame at her...

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Move over vanilla here comes pumpkin

Summer is unofficially over, but some hot days are still lingering.Many people are anxious to start drinking pumpkin lattes and salted caramel apple cider, but with temperatures still hitting 60 degrees, sometimes hotter, it’s convenient to keep in mind there’s a frozen alternative to those fall treats.Josie’s Italian Ice, in Kingston, is serving up caramel apple pie and pumpkin sundaes, but only until Oct. 13. Then they call it quits until next season....

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lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar

If you look back on the more than 30 year solo career of former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, his affiliations with the generations of artists who succeeded him at the vanguard of British pop music have been substantial.Saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft, who gained notoriety for his featured role throughout Pink Floyd’s The Final Cut, played on the song “Pledge Pin” off Plant’s 1982 solo debut Pictures at Eleven. Toni Halliday of Curve sang backing vocal...

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