The writers of Rock Paper Watch are all close friends who are unfortunately separated by a few hundred miles.  So each week, they would email and chat to recap their favorite music, books, movies, shows, and celebs.  Not only would they share views and opinions, but they’d share websites, blogs, and theories.  One day, after a lengthy discussion around Game of Thrones, they realized it was time to share their conversations with the rest of the world.  So, was born.  Our blog is a compilation of our views, opinions, theories, and obsessions with all things pop culture.  Whatever way you throw it, there’s something for everyone at Rock Paper Watch!

Elizabeth Bond

A North Carolina native, Elizabeth recently relocated from Boston to DC.  She currently works at Rock Creek Strategic Marketing, as a Design Team Project Manager at the CFPB.  Elizabeth graduated with a degree in Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology from Appalachian State University. Then, she received a Master of Arts in Integrated Marketing Communications from Emerson College.  In 2012, she was named Renaissance Marketer of the Year by Emerson College.  For more, visit her website.

Elizabeth loves movies, television, junk food, her dog Dexter (not named after the show), James Dean, and all things southern.

Favorite TV shows:  Friday Night Lights (best show ever), embarrassing reality tv, HIMYM, Homeland, Masters of Sex, Mad Men, TVD, American Horror Story, The Fall, Game of Thrones, New Girl, Parenthood, Orphan Black, The Following, House of Cards, OITNB, Hannibal, Shameless, True Detective, Girls, and Looking.

Favorite Music:  Classic rock (The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan), Fun., Jason Mraz, Tegan and Sara, Jack’s Mannequin/SoCo, The Killers, Kings of Leon, Mumford and Sons, Taking Back Sunday, Blink 182, Betty Who, The Lumineers, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Explosions in the Sky, The Avett Brothers, Gavin Degraw, Matt Nathanson, and Tyler Hilton.

Favorite Movies:  Some Like it Hot, Singing in the Rain, Move Over Darling, Empire Records, Silver Linings Playbook, Like Crazy, and Rebel Without a Cause

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Ashley Foster  

Ashley FosterAshley is a Western North Carolina native who resides in Charlotte, NC. She graduated in 2010 with BFA in Graphic Design from Appalachian State University. Currently, she works as an Art Director for an advertising company and is a freelance designer in her downtime. For more visit her website.

Ashley loves Hiking, Skiing, Traveling, Photography, Football, Music, Movies, and her dog Henry the 8th (Yes, she is that big of a Tudors fan.)

Favorite TV shows: Girls, Downton Abbey, The Walking Dead, Modern Family, New Girl, Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, Vampire Diaries, Dancing with the Stars, True Blood, Justified, Gold Rush, American Horror Story, The Tudors, Sex & the City and Gilmore Girls.

Jams out to: Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, Fleet Foxes, Death Cab for Cutie, M83, Phoenix, Avett Brothers, Passion Pit, Bon Iver, Kings of Leon, Spoon, Ben Howard, Florence + Machine, The Shins, Ben Folds, DMB, Alabama Shakes, Muse, Tegan & Sara, The Punch Brothers, Tristan Prettyman, Vampire Weekend, Jack White.

Favorite Movies: High Fidelity, Gladiator, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Garden State, When Harry Met Sally, The Count of Monte Cristo, Up in the Air, Stranger than Fiction, Anything Jason Bourne, Big Fish, Into the Wild, & 500 Days of Summer.

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Jenn O’Mara

Washington DC 2013 100Born and raised in Philadelphia, Jenn currently works for the University of Pennsylvania as a member of the Development and Alumni Relations organization.  She is also a teacher for the Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils (PASC) summer workshop program.  Jenn is a recent graduate of West Chester University, where she studied history and secondary education.  She is currently continuing her graduate education at Penn, studying English and Creative Writing.

Jenn loves television, movies, fantasy football, writing, playing softball, hiking, reading, anything chocolate, fiction novels, milkshakes, the Phillies, and her two cats – Chase and Ary.  (Named after the Phillies player and Game of Thrones’ Arya)

Favorite TV Shows:  Game of Thrones, True Detective, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, House of Cards, Boy Meets World, Dexter, The Killing, General Hospital, Homeland, Shameless, The Office, Boardwalk Empire, Freaks & Geeks, The Voice, DWTS, True Blood, American Horror Story, LOST, Scrubs, Orange is the New Black, Weeds, South Park and Modern Family.

Favorite Music: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Mumford & Sons, Good Old War, The Strokes, Of Monsters & Men, Justin Timberlake, Brand New, Coldplay, Bob Dylan, Bruno Mars and The Beatles.

Favorite Movies: Forrest Gump, Platoon, Pulp Fiction, Dazed & Confused, Empire Records, Pearl Harbor, Harry Potter, Tropic Thunder, The Lucky One, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Lucky Number Slevin.

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