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Charlotte Merritt

10 GenX Holiday Films to Enjoy This Holiday Season

Every year, there are new Holiday films, and Hallmark has a whole channel for them. But the best Holiday films were when GenX was young. Join Charlotte and fellow GenXers for their favorite holiday movies!
by Charlotte Merritt | November 20, 2023 | ,

A Film Guide to Understanding Your GenX Coworkers

Do you have a GenX coworker that you just can’t figure out? Charlotte gives us a list of films that might explain some traits or behaviors of your GenX coworker(s).
by Charlotte Merritt | August 19, 2023 | ,

Doctor Who: 60 Years of Wibbly Wobbly, Timey Wimey Adventure

Before Doc Brown said “Great Scott!” and before Bill and Ted told us to be excellent to each other, there was an old man in a stolen time machine. We’ve been watching his (and her) stories for the past 60 years. Charlotte looks at a little of Doctor Who history, and shares some of her favorite episodes.

Happy Birthday to the Bard

Think 400+ year old literature can’t be relevant? Charlotte looks at how Shakespeare's works are still influencing us today.
by Charlotte Merritt | April 28, 2023 | ,

Five Games I’m Looking Forward to Playing in 2023

2023 looks to be a good year for gaming. Charlotte lists the top 5 games you should be looking forward to this year.
by Charlotte Merritt | February 15, 2023 | , , , , ,

Hogwarts: Legacy Early Access First Impressions

It has arrived. The Wizarding World has upped its immersive experience beyond visiting theme parks and sitting on your couch and watching it…now you can sit on your couch and play it! Couch Soup’s Potterhead Michelle is joined by fellow Potter experts to offer first impressions with their early access!

Everything Wrong With the New Persuasion Adaptation

Drinking? Sarcasm? Snark? Where is the Persuasion I've read so many times? Charlotte Merritt lists out the glaring problems with the 2022 Netflix adaptation of Austen's last novel.
by Charlotte Merritt | November 2, 2022 | ,

5 Tips to Geek Parenting

Think you need to give up nerd culture just because you’ve had kids? Think again! Here’s 5 things that helped me raise a pair of nerds.
by Charlotte Merritt | August 13, 2022 | , ,

Finding Love in Britannia

It's not unusual today to find a special someone while gaming online. But 20 years ago? Charlotte shares how a date in Ultima Online led to real-life marriage and a proud gamer son.
by Charlotte Merritt | June 20, 2022 | , ,

The Accurate (and Not-So-Accurate) Depiction of Naginata in Video Games

Naginta practitioner and instructor Charlotte looks at how the weapon itself and its use are depicted in video games. Which games are on point? Which ones are sorely lacking?
by Charlotte Merritt | April 5, 2022 | , ,

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