Michael J. Duarte is a Los Angeles based writer. Born and raised in the City of Angels, Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of California Santa Barbara and a graduate program at the University of Southern California. Michael was awarded the Paul Lazarus Screenwriting Scholarship Award in 2004 and the Corwin Writing Award for his feature screenplay, "Chasing 4:00" in 2005. In addition to Sports writing, Michael is an avid marathon runner and fan of the Magic Bullet blender.
Out with the old and in with the new! We are less than 24 hours away from one of the most celebrated holidays that transcends the globe: New Year’s Eve. New Years is a time for celebration, parties, food, champagne, resolutions and the ever-important midnight kiss. But how much do you actually know about the holiday itself? Fear not, you soon shall as we bring you ten fun facts and trivia about the final day of the calendar year.