I Give this Feel-Good Viral Story the SIDE EYE

Many of you may have heard of this story, making its rounds on the Internet. A bride is having a photo shoot, in her wedding gown, in downtown Seattle. A little girl and her mom happen to walk by. The little girl is convinced the bride is the princess of her favorite book, which she… Continue reading I Give this Feel-Good Viral Story the SIDE EYE

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Once again, in lieu of creating a compelling think-piece myself, work and school leave me to point people towards another good article: Why Immersive Theatre Isn’t Just a Fad I often think immersive theater is the other side of the coin when it comes to modern drama, heads to the electronic literature tails. As much… Continue reading Untitled

Coming Soon to a Blog Near You

Working full time tends to drain the creative brain, but I’ve got Some Opinions on a certain sci-fi movie adaptation staring Scarlett Johansson, especially since she just recently publicly addressed the casting controversy. Look for the upcoming “Racial Casting in Hōga vs Hollywood, or, does the new Fullmetal Alchemist adaptation mean I can see Ghost… Continue reading Coming Soon to a Blog Near You

an honor and an obligation

I don’t drink on weekdays but for the last debate my roommate let me finish her glass of wine in lieu of taking shots. Nobody respects women more than Donald, as perfectly demonstrated when he interrupted Hillary’s allotted time to call her “such a nasty woman.” Twice. But even more irritating than Trump or his supporters… Continue reading an honor and an obligation

at the center of it all

Yesterday we got the news. A star has gone out. Between iTunes, YouTube, and Netflix you can probably find the entirety of his discography and filmography. I thought I’d pay tribute by relisting his favorite books; the literature that he loved and found inspiring. As listed on his facebook page, here’s DAVID BOWIE’S TOP 100… Continue reading at the center of it all

Go to Tadich Grill for Seafood and Racism

Something to break up the monotony of nationwide police brutality, here’s one DC restaurant I don’t need to patronize: Terri [née Buich] Upshaw says she had to choose between family and love (https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/lonnae-oneal-terri-upshaw-says-she-had-to-choose-between-family-and-love/2015/10/23/b2bdecc2-792a-11e5-b9c1-f03c48c96ac2_story.html?tid=pm_lifestyle_pop_b) How racist do you have to be that you refuse to see your own innocent grandchildren? So if you’re not white or Christian,… Continue reading Go to Tadich Grill for Seafood and Racism

THE MARTIAN (2015) new trailer yay!

I’m so psyched for this, you have no idea. The newest trailer for The Martian has a level of awesome that goes up to 11 due to the song choice: I finally read the book about a month ago and started a review that mostly consisted of, 1) it’s amazing!!1! and, 2) what a magnificent F*** YOU… Continue reading THE MARTIAN (2015) new trailer yay!

My Time @ Sweet Briar College

You’re not going to find another heartbroken lament over the closing of Sweet Briar College in this blog. There’s been a lot of interesting reading in the wake of last week’s announcement that SBC is closing. I’m having the most “fun” reading personal accounts of upcoming students because they come across as hysterical: sobbing about… Continue reading My Time @ Sweet Briar College

The Motion Picture Sountrack

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Cue the Violins.” If your life were a movie, what would its soundtrack be like? What songs, instrumental pieces, and other sound effects would be featured on the official soundtrack album? Oh, Daily Post. You have combined two of the Lazy Writer’s™ favorite procrastinations: making lists and… Continue reading The Motion Picture Sountrack