Samantha Shavell's hobbies

What do I do for fun?

Here are two of my favorite things

Movies: My mother jokes that I have enough DVDs to start my own Blockbuster. I can't help it, I love movies. I love classic movies. Everything seems so much classier in black and white. I love Cary Grant movies, but I don't discriminate. I also love movies filmed after 1970. Some of my other favorite movies include, "Breakfast at Tiffany's", "Back to the Future", "Beauty and the Beast", "Catch Me If You Can", "Aladdin", "Toy Story" (1-3) and "Easy A."

Reading: Being an aspiring journalist, it is hard to imagine not reading. I read newspapers online and in print every day. But I also love novels. Like most girls, I love Jane Austen. But my favorite writer is F. Scott Fitzgerald and my all-time favorite book is "The Great Gatsby". What's so interesting about Gatsby, is that I'm not overly fond of any of the characters in the book but I love how Fitzgerald describes the locations and the atmosphere.