The Famous Detective Hercule Poirot – Wait, Who?

I decided to finally read some Agatha Christie and started with one of her most famous books, “Murder on the Orient Express,” where I was first introduced to her beloved protagonist and detective, Hercule Poirot. I’ve learned that is somewhat of a literary travesty – apparently M. Poirot is one of the most famous fictional… Continue reading The Famous Detective Hercule Poirot – Wait, Who?

not another sexy “insert profession/creature here” costume

Tina Fey’s “Mean Girls” told us that “Halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it.” Insert your own “Yes We Can!” joke here. Take Back Halloween! is a fantastic repository for female Halloween costumes where you don’t need a… Continue reading not another sexy “insert profession/creature here” costume

To America, on her 235th Birthday

My brother and I are currently sitting inside our apartment watching 1776, having made the right choice to forgo watching fireworks from the riverside park. I don’t think it’s raining anymore, but it must be uncomfortably muggy and damp by now. I’ve seen this speech referenced more than a few times on the internet today,… Continue reading To America, on her 235th Birthday