Vannessa Jackson
I graduated from Colorado Christian University in May 2014 with a degree in communications and a journalism/mass media emphasis. You can view more of my articles at clippings.me/vjackson.
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'90s Actors You Can See In A Hallmark Holiday Film

If you're wondering where all the '90s television stars went, you should check out the Hallmark channel this holiday season. The same stars who were once famous for shows like Full House, Animorphs, and Saved By The Bell have found a new home in Hall…
By Vannessa Jackson

13 'Veronica Mars' Quotes To Motivate You

It's time to crack open the books, or get on that project at work, and head into summer strong. Whether that means acing your finals at school, starting that new project you keep putting off, or just getting back on track at your job, the time is now…
By Vannessa Jackson

Everyone Wanted To Be These '90s Characters

The '90s, in many ways, were the golden era of entertainment — or at least, they were for many television and movie characters. More than a decade later, and we are still quoting lines from the now-iconic characters, and rebooting old shows and movie…
By Vannessa Jackson

'Kimmy Schmidt' Fans, Listen Up

Kimmy Schmidt may be a fictional character from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, but she is slowly changing the world. Not just because of her hilarious humor, positive outlook on the world, and incredible perseverance, but now, apparently, she has made it…
By Vannessa Jackson

These '90s TV Characters Were The Actual Worst

The '90s were a beautiful time of great sitcoms and even better laughter. To tell the truth, I don’t think there was a show on during that decade that I don’t love to watch reruns of. OK, in all honesty, that could have a bit more to do with hindsigh…
By Vannessa Jackson

11 Baby Names That Are Inspired By Pop Culture

Sometimes the best television and film moments have a way of sneaking into our collective conscience and affecting the ways in which we live our lives. The slang we use, the clothes we wear, and even certain trends can all be transformed by major pop…
By Vannessa Jackson

Rhett Bachner From 'Bug Juice' Is All Grown Up

Before reality television shows took the world by storm in the late '00s, there was Bug Juice. Disney Channel's successful attempt at a reality television show for and about kids. The show followed the lives of different campers across the nation as …
By Vannessa Jackson

This Bieber & Usher Reunion Is Everything

A great mentor — many of the biggest artists have them. The person from whom they get advice — someone to help guide their career in crucial ways. For Justin Bieber, from the beginning, that person has been Usher. Now, thanks to Bieber's Purpose tour…
By Vannessa Jackson

How Ben Affleck Can Top 'The Dark Knight'

Cinemacon, the annual gathering of theater owners across the country, is well underway, and with it comes tons of teasers and sneak peeks at some of the best movies to come. This year, there was lots of buzz surrounding the potential of a new batman …
By Vannessa Jackson

Fans Can Finally Watch 'New Romantics' On Vevo

Taylor Swifts music video for "New Romantics" is here... again. Swift recently released the fan-centric "New Romantics" music video, and the Internet rejoiced. However, the Internet quickly stopped rejoicing once they found out that the video was onl…
By Vannessa Jackson

Hugh Dancy Joins 'Fifty Shades Darker'

While it may have seemed impossible, Fifty Shades Darker just got a little bit sexier. On Friday, the film released the news that Hugh Dancy has joined the cast of Fifty Shades Darker, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film is the highly anti…
By Vannessa Jackson

Why Fans Still Love Patrick Jane

Fans of The Mentalist know that Patrick Jane is a complicated man. He bends right and wrong to fit his will, and is always above the law, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have a healthy dose of respect for the rules as well. Many people often mistake…
By Vannessa Jackson

What If Hilary Was The Star Of 'Fresh Prince'?

Hilary Banks may have been one of the most underrated characters on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. In fact, I was always surprised that her portrayer, Karyn Parsons, didn't skyrocket after this show's success, but I guess there was only room for one me…
By Vannessa Jackson

Taylor Swift's "New Romantics" Video Is For Fans

1989 is the gift that keeps on giving. Just when you think that Taylor Swift is done releasing singles from the album, performing songs from the album, and winning awards for the album, she pulls you back in with another epic move. Her single, "New R…
By Vannessa Jackson

'The Boss' Is Taking On 'Batman V Superman'

Superman better watch his back, because Michelle Darnell is coming for him. This Friday, the highly anticipated comedy The Boss starring Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Bell is coming to theaters. While this film is undoubtedly creating a lot of buzz fo…
By Vannessa Jackson

It's Time To See 'Deadpool' Again

It's only April, but Deadpool has already proven to be one of the biggest movies of 2016. Sadly, that fact alone won't make it appear on streaming sites any faster. The movie's DVD won't be released until May 10, and fans of the film who want to see …
By Vannessa Jackson

Social Media Would've Ruined '13 Going On 30'

Social media has provided its users a wealth of opportunities over the years that it's been in existence, but there are some things that would simply be better off without it — such as plenty of classic films. For many movies, adding social media int…
By Vannessa Jackson

'The Boss' Soundtrack Is As Badass As The Movie

On Apr. 8, the highly anticipated comedy The Boss, starring Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Bell, will be released in theaters. The film follows McCarthy's character, Michelle Darnell, who, after getting sent to prison for insider trading, finds that ge…
By Vannessa Jackson

'Sharknado 4' Might Be Taking On 'Star Wars'

The Sharknado franchise is the gift that keeps on giving. The first installment premiered on the Syfy channel in 2013 and was met, strangely enough, with rave reviews. And it hasn't slowed down since. There have been two other films released in the y…
By Vannessa Jackson

'Lizzie McGuire' Got Downright Bizarre Sometimes

Lizzie McGuire was one of those shows that just got it. It understood what it felt like to be a child of the early '00s, what it was like to feel a little awkward in middle school, and especially what it was like to have a crush that was never quite …
By Vannessa Jackson