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ilovecollegepartiesA tough task for college party planners is to come up with a party theme that is fun and unique. Toga parties and disco themed parties are tired old ideas. Here are a few suggestions for unique party themes that really rock.

I'm Glad I'm Not _________

See, you were hooked at the name. Guests to the party must dress as the thing they most don't want to be. Ideas for dress can be from a pocket protecting, bow tied nerd to a fat person created with lots of padding. It's a fun way to have a costume themed party that forces everyone to use their imagination.

A Night in Monaco

Formal attire please! Set aside small tables covered in green felt. At each table have a casino game such as Black Jack or craps. At one table set up some laptops all tuned to an online bingo game. Make sure that you give poker chips to everyone as they come in. Prizes can be small gift certificates to the favorite campus coffeehouse. Sometimes, college organizations, fraternities and sororities run fundraisers. It's to turn the theme into a fundraiser just by having an admission price (and a bank) for guests to buy chips. Non-card players can enjoy the casino games online and off - Online bingo on Jackpotjoy is a good game to bring everyone closer.

Seven Deadly Sins Theme Party

Every college guy is looking for a way to make great looking girls even better looking. Well, the Seven Deadly Sins Party is the way to go.

The party's theme is sin - decorating is easy (think apples, vines and snakes as the motif) and dressing for it is fun! Girls can choose Lust or Envy as their sin theme and dress as slutty as they like - the more skin the better. Guys can dress down, super casual (sloth). Gluttony works for both sexes and you can recycle the "fatty" costume from the I'M Glad I'm Not ________ " themed party.
Black Light/Graffiti Party

Alone either idea is fun but not unique. Combined is a new kind of party. Guests are told to wear white clothing items that are replaceable. The party area needs to be decorated with black lights. Under the black lights everyone will glow. After everybody has gotten to know one another reveal the reason for replaceable clothes. Hand out to your guests markers that are sensitive to black light and have guests draw graffiti on each other. Prizes can be awarded to the person with the best or most graffiti and also to the best graffiti artist. To win the artist award graffiti work must be signed.

High School Stereotypes

Most of us were in a clique when in high school and your clique hated every other clique. This party is really an adaption of the I'M Glad I'm Not ________ " party theme but more restrictive. Guests must wear a costume that is "over the top" in mocking one of the well-known high school stereotypes such as:

    Marching Band Member
    Drama Queen
    Whatever Else You Think Of

Only your imagination can limit party themes. But themed parties are great fun, themed parties with games are even more fun.


0baseballHow to Keep People Interested in a Live Baseball Game?


Are you, too, sick of your friends and family complaining and frowning that you brought them to a "boring" baseball game? Does your girlfriend always complain that baseball games are boring, and that she'd rather stay at home? This article is for you. Here you'll find a few ways to keep things interesting and make otherwise bored people enjoy the live game. There are many ways you can enjoy watching a baseball game with your loved ones or your friends by incorporating some fun stuff into their experience. You can try the following:


Baseball bingo


One way to overcome boredom when in a live baseball game – play with your phone. It has become a trend for bored people who were dragged to baseball games to play bingo on mobile devices, but baseball bingo is a way in which they can play bingo, but still be involved in the game.


When watching a baseball game, you can also play bingo with a baseball twist. Here, you will need a modified bingo cards in which instead of numbers, the matrix of the cards are composed of plays in baseball such as "fly out to center", "walk", "home run" and much more. You and your friends or loved ones will mark the item in the card if the play occurs in real time in the field. Of course, having some rewards can spice up the game. However, if you opt for some creativity, you can make your own baseball themed bingo cards. You can click here to create your own bingo cards for free.


Baseball drinking games


Watching a baseball game is fun while drinking beer with your friends and you can add more fun to it by incorporating games into your alcoholic beverages. You can try the baseball drinking games of “The Pace of the Game” or the “Total Bases”. In the first game, you will need a beer and some shots and your focus of the game is to “the home runs” and “innings”. You and your friends will drink beer per inning and a shot per home run. The second game will make use of beer or mixes of alcoholic drinks and here, the focus of the game is on the home runs, singles, doubles and triples. You and your friends will choose one team. For every total base your team attains, all of you will drink beer. A beer for single, two beers for doubles, three beers for triples and four beers for a home run. Get ready to get drunk with these fun games!


More Games


There are other games that you can incorporate while watching a baseball game. For instance, you and your friends can call the baseball play. This can be a point system. You can focus on the batter or the pitcher. If you guess the play correctly, you will get a point and if you don't, you don't get any points or point are deducted. Include rewards so that this game will become interesting. Another game is a fantasy baseball. This is similar to the fantasy ball games you can play online, but in this case, you will be picking only to the two teams playing.


There's no reason for your loved ones to be bored with all these creative things we've outlined for you. Just remember to relax and have fun in the company of your friends while watching these games.

Jonathan Knight

Star Wars_LogoFor those of us whose innate geeky-ness extends beyond sports and well into hyperspace, this week marks the anniversary of a watershed moment in our lives.

It was 35 years ago that a modest little sci-fi movie exploded out of the head of the bespectacled, bearded, not-yet-corporate-demon who’d made American Graffiti and sparkled  onto theater screens across the country, forever altering the lives of a generation of complete dorks. 

It was called Star Wars - henceforth known as “Episode IV.” Or “A New Hope.” Or “Special Edition.” Or “The First One in the Trilogy That Didn’t Have Natalie Portman.”

Even if you’ve never seen it (and seriously, to have deliberately not seen it at this point suggests such a desperate attempt at superiority that it borders on sadomasochism), you can appreciate how it permanently impacted the landscape of film, television, merchandising, classical music, popular culture, capitalism, cursive handwriting, astronomy, poetry, French kissing, meteorology, politics, Mountain Dew, religious freedom, and the metric system.


Mitch Cyrus


The X-Men franchise makes a welcome comeback after two previous misfires with the retro prequel/reboot “X-Men: First Class”, an intelligent, fun filled action flick that manages to breathe new life into a series that had grown quite tired.

The X-Men movies started out with a bang with the original Bryan Singer film, and built upon that momentum with a sequel, “X-Men: United”, that was in many ways even better than the first.  But when noted hack director Brett Ratner took over for Singer in the third film, it ground to an agonizing halt.  In fact, you could compare the X-Men series almost identically to the Christopher Reeve “Superman” movies; excellent first film, even better second film, and then a third film that was absolutely terrible.

Marvel Studios tried to start from scratch two years ago with the first of what they were calling “X-Men Origins”, telling the back stories of some of the more popular characters.  Of course, that meant starting with the most popular of the X-Men; Wolverine.  The film was almost as much of a mess as X-Men 3, prompting the studio to do at least one smart thing; remove the designation “X-Men Origins” from this film to try to distance it from the stench of the last two.

What we end up with is a film that stands on its own, while still paying homage to the spirit of the Singer films.  With no Wolverine in the early days of the X-Men (his introduction to Charles Xavier came in the first movie in 2000, so you can’t re-write history that much…even in comic book films), it’s up to the “older” mutants to carry the film.  This means focusing on the initial meeting of Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr, the men who would later continually face off against one another as Professor X and Magneto.


Mitch Cyrus


The Summer Season has stumbled a bit out of the blocks, but it looks to possibly heat up this month.


Or not.

We have a boatload of superhero movies and sequels coming out this month, so it has just as much chance as not of being as tepid as May.

News and Rumors


~ A Tarzan trilogy?  If you say so.  “Hustle & Flow” writer/director Craig Brewster has been hired by Warner Bros. to write and direct a rebooting of the old warhorse series.  After “George of the Jungle”, I thought this genre was dead.


~ Speaking of remakes, Hailee Steinfeld, the young actress who had such a brilliant debut in the remake of “True Grit”, may be playing the title role in the remake of “Carrie”.  Being that Hailee is 14 years old, don’t expect it to be exactly like the original (the onscreen nudity from Sissy Spacek).  Supposedly Megan Fox was lobbying for the role.  Yeah…like that’s going to happen.



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