"The Graveyard Book"- Book Review This past month I decided to revisit the work of an author who had a firm hand in shaping my life-long interest in storytelling. British writer Neil Gaiman is responsible for some of the best books I read growing up. His 2002 dark fantasy novella, Coraline, was a frequent re-rental... Continue Reading →

"Extraction"- Movie Review It's been over a month since I've been to the theater, and let me tell you, I've been having some serious withdrawals. I miss being able to go to a screening, chilled water bottle and contraband snack in hand, and relax and enjoy watching a movie with surround-sound. Thankfully our current age... Continue Reading →

Quarantine Diaries Vol II: I Dream of Popsicle Sticks Me and my boyfriend, Matt, attend a party on a university campus. It was an awesome party, buzzing with music, laughter and exuberant neon lights. Late into the night, after spending hours killing it on the dancefloor, Matt takes me to the side and hands me... Continue Reading →

Quarantine Diaries Vol. I:  Flying Cars, Talking Pigs and Unfortunate Events Heeellllllooo.....! Can anybody hear me? Can anybody see me? Does anybody out there have one ounce of sanity left in them? The past few weeks have been chaotic to say the least, and I don't know about you all, but I'm pretty exhausted. Some... Continue Reading →

"The Invisible Man" & "Onward"- Dual Review So yeah, a lot has changed in the two weeks since I started writing this dual review. The world has shut down due to the coronavirus, and a tiny fraction of these temporary closures include movie theaters. So although the movies I'm about to talk about are worth... Continue Reading →

"The Bluest Eye"- Book Review It's become a tradition of mine to celebrate Black History Month by devoting my attention to African-American literature. No matter the type- modern works, poetry, deconstructive essays, autobiographies, etc.- I often remind myself during the month of February that the written word of the black perspective is not to be... Continue Reading →

"The Call of the Wild"- Movie Review Everyone has that one book they were forced to read in high school that they absolutely hated. For me, it was a toss-up between the Shakespeare play Julius Caesar, Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice and Jack London's The Call of the Wild. All three bored me to tears,... Continue Reading →

"Sonic the Hedgehog"- Movie Review You don't have to be a video game nerd to know who Sonic the hedgehog is. Since his introduction in 1991, the character's popularity has skyrocketed, solidifying his status as a cultural icon. Given the success of the video games and spin-off media, you'd think we would already have a... Continue Reading →

"Birds of Prey"- Movie Review It seems like only yesterday the DC cinematic universe was struggling to find its identity. Nowadays, it seems like the franchise has finally found solid footing, with films like Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Todd Philip's Joker and Matt Reeves's The Batman, which is slated for release in 2021. Their plan seems... Continue Reading →

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