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About robbinsrealm

I was born in Smithtown, New York, and grew up, worked, and lived in various areas of Long Island before moving to Boca Raton, Florida where I now make my home. In addition to being an aspiring writer, I am also an English teacher. I have a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master’s Degree in Education, both from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. In my spare time you will find me engrossed in books, watching movies, socializing with friends, or just staying active.

“Crazy Is My Superpower By AJ Mendez Brooks”

“When looks fade, and your only value is your mind, will you still be beautiful? I figured out early on that investing in my heart, my personality, my mind, and my soul was going to be the key to success. … Continue reading

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“Fast Times at Ridgemont High”

“Fast Times at Ridgemont High” doesn’t begin in a classroom, or on the first day of school for that matter, but instead at the Ridgemont Shopping Mall. The song “We Got The Beat” by the “The Go-Go’s” plays as the … Continue reading

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“The Discovery – A Netflix Original Film That Underwhelms”

Dr. Thomas Harbor, portrayed by Oscar winner, Robert Redford (Ordinary People), has scientifically proven that an afterlife exists. He has discovered, that upon death, sub-atomic brain activity is present, and that it leaves the body. His next quest is to … Continue reading

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“George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead”

Zombies have become ubiquitous in just about every medium of our popular culture. In Italy, on September 2, 1978,  when “Dawn of the Dead” first premiered, however, the massive hordes of decaying undead weren’t nearly as omnipresent. The movie is … Continue reading

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“Kolchak Episode – The Inspiration for Chase’s Sopranos”

Created by Jeff Rice, and starring Darren McGavin, (A Christmas Story) “Kolchak: The Night Stalker” aired on ABC Television from September 13, 1974 through March 28, 1975. Unfortunately, the momentum generated from two popular and successful television movies, The Night … Continue reading

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“Black Water By Joyce Carol Oates”

The main protagonist of Joyce Carol Oates’, taut, thought-provoking, and suspenseful novella, “Black Water,” is Kelly Kelleher. The intelligent, twenty-six year old, political journalist works for a magazine called the ‘Citizen Inquiry.’ During a festive Fourth of July celebration, located … Continue reading

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“Shadow of Truth – Murder Mystery Documentary Series on Netflix”

At the start of the first episode of “Shadow of Truth,” Ilana Rada is talking about every parent’s worst nightmare, the disappearance of a child. In this instance, her daughter, Tair, had not returned home from school, even though classes … Continue reading

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