To celebrate the final day of the National Poetry Month, the American Academy of Poets will host Shelter in Poems: A Virtual Reading of Uplifting Poems to Bring Us Together on Thursday, April 30th at 7:30 p.m. E.T. “As National Poetry Month comes to a close, many of us will have weathered a month of solitude in an act of solidarity to protect each other. During these weeks, poetry has brought us all closer together even as we remain physically apart,” the academy’s website st
Parks and Rec is definitely my favorite television show of the last decade. I embraced Amy Poehler’s Leslie Knope like my long-lost doppelganger and fell so passionately in love with her Galantine’s Day that I have celebrate it every year on February 13th. And, truth be told, Ben Wyatt is my idea of the absolute perfect man. So you can only imagine my glee and excitement when I learned that the world will be getting a brand new COVID-19 from home episode of Parks and Rec to
Your favorite curious little Frozen snowman, Olaf, is at it again with another equally adorable short, although this one is a little curiouser. Disney released the short film just yesterday, once again animated and created at home by Hyrum Osmond and voiced from home by Josh Gad. And, once again, Disney has opted for the hashtag #athomewitholaf. This one, titled “Adventure” opens up with only Olaf’s body traveling through the woods in search of… something. And after going thr
Some would say that Sean Bury had too much time on his hands. Others would call it the sign of true love. But one Los Angeles family man spent hours splicing various images of his wife into the one-minute opening of the 1980’s sit-com about a bar in Boston “where everyone knows your name.” He then posted the result on Twitter so we could all be charmed.
When Cleveland teacher Mike happily sent out a “nice to meet you text” while also showing off a lemon bundt cake he had just baked to a woman he had expected to go on a virtual date with, he quickly found out that the woman had given him a fake number. However, the woman he did reach on the other end was Codie Higer, an up and coming auditioning actor from New York City quarantining with her family. The two got texting and hit it off right away. As they got to know each other
As many Americans enters about a month and a half into stay-at-home orders, especially those in the New York and New Jersey area, our daily routines have continually been disrupted by the overwhelming news that controls our televisions and the ever-present deterioration of mental stability from staying constantly in our homes. All of which is caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. My daily routine, being a college Senior, consisted of waking up early to go to class, downing copious
While Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida has been shut down amidst fears of Coronavirus, Disney continues to bring magic to the homes of your living room through the character of Olaf. For those who may not be caught up with the magical snowman, Olaf was brought to life in the first Frozen film and, by the film’s end, cherishes in the lesson of true love through his new found friends. By the second Frozen film Olaf wrestles with the struggle of growing older and the changes that
Live television shows stand as a top-form of entertainment for society in this era. Immediately when a person hears live TV, they automatically think of shows such as American Idol, America’s Got Talent, Saturday Night Live. However, the concept of live television encapsulates a whole realm of genres including the previously mentioned singing competition, news, talk shows, and even sports. With the Coronavirus pandemic altering our lives at the current moment, all of us are f
With the coronavirus confining everyone to their homes, people have gotten creative when it comes to respecting social distancing guidelines. From crafting some elaborate homemade PPE equipment to birthday parades there’s some hope for creating a new normal when it comes to ways of socializing. One TikToker, Jeremy, decided to get a little inventive when it comes to the dating game. One normal day in quarantine, as normal as a day in quarantine could get, Jeremy spotted Tori
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he has interceded to allow New Yorkers to get married via chat or Zoom ceremonies, as the office issuing marriage certificates had been closed due to the coronavirus. Almost minutes after that announcement was made, NY Times best-selling author Sarah Maclean informed the Twitterverse that she is authorized to officiate marriage ceremonies in New York State and offered her services in a charming tweet It makes me wish that I was pl
Mrs. America launched on FX and Hulu this week, focusing on the real life events surrounding the effort to rafity the ERA amendment in the 1970s. We at Romance Daily News thought it would be interesting to compare how two generations of feminists experienced the first three episodes of the series, which are currently available for viewing. Lori Perkins, the Publsiher of RomanceDailyNews and a 4th gen feminst, was a young girl during the events that took place in the series.
Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat have taken over our lives for the past decade. Seemingly, everyone has an account on at least one platform, portraying a certain image of their self to the world. For most, this comes in the form of spewing political or personal opinions, or posting pictures for likes. However, a new platform came into light a few months ago… TikTok. TikTok appealed primarily to Generation Z, especially the younger half of the g
Lady Gaga is curating a huge televised and streaming concert for Global Citizen titled One World: Together at Home to raise funds for the global pandemic which is being touted as the Coronavirus answer to Live AID. As of this writing the line up includes more than 40 performers such as Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Taylor Swift, Billie Ellis, Sam Smith, John Legend, Stevie Winder, Liza, Céline Dion, LL Cool J and Jennifer Lopez, among others with special app
The owners of the real castle that was used as the location in the BBC Downton Abbey series are hosting a virtual 1920’s cocktail party on Friday, April 17th at 7:00 p.m. for fans of the show. What a brilliant way to distract us all during this time of home isolation! According to People Magazine, any other year the magnificent Highclere Castle — the country estate made famous by Downton Abbey — would be full of tourists who visit the manor to experience the grandeur of the
We all hear the coming out stories of either parents accepting their child’s coming out as a completely normal thing, or out right rejection of their child coming out. It’s either one side of the spectrum, or the other. Good or bad--unconditional love or confusion and outright rejection. But we never hear of the fuzzy in between; the times where a parent might be just as confused as their child, the times where a parent wants to understand, but just doesn’t know how to voice