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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.

“History’s Mysteries: The Strange Case of Lizzie Borden”

Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. And when she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. Not to be dismissive of the rhyme, but in the interest of accuracy, the facts of … Continue reading

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“Logan – A Sad, Albeit Excellent Cinematic End To An Iconic Character”

The year is 2029, a world once populated with mutants, is now a vastly different place. There are few mutants left, and those that are, have become, for all intents and purposes, shells of their former selves. According to information … Continue reading

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“In Search of The Angel of Death”

The movie “The Boys from Brazil” was directed by Oscar winner Franklin J. Schaffner (Patton). The compelling and riveting film premiered on October 5, 1978, in New York City, New York. Parts drama, sci-fi, and thriller, it has a runtime … Continue reading

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“GLOW”

The Netflix series, “GLOW,” takes place in Los Angeles, California, in the mid 1980s. At the start, Alison Brie, (Community) who portrays Ruth Wilder, a determined and serious minded actress, is auditioning for yet another mediocre role; a part she … Continue reading

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“Netflix Film – You Get Me – Quasi Fatal Attraction For Teens”

The opening narration of the film “You Get Me,” begins with the character Tyler (Taylor John Smith), a California teenager, talking about how “it’s crazy how one person can change your life.” The summer is winding down, and he is … Continue reading

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“Gwendy’s Button Box By Stephen King & Richard Chizmar”

“There are three ways up to Castle View from the town of Castle Rock: Route 117, Pleasant Road, and the Suicide Stairs. Every day this summer – yes, even on Sundays – twelve-year old Gwendy Peterson has taken the stairs, … Continue reading

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“Wonder Woman”

All Star Comics # 8, published in October, 1941, marked the debut of the character, Wonder Woman; three months later, in January, 1942, Sensation Comics # 1, was the first to put the superhero on a comic book cover. The … Continue reading

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