One of my earliest memories was playing in my grandfather’s living room while he watched TV. I remember him laughing merrily at the screen, and I would occasionally look up. I couldn’t tell you for the life of me what the film on the screen was, but I distinctly remember three silhouettes sitting in the … More What I Need from the MST3k Reboot
Post originally appeared on Chapman Club 55’s Blog. Hello. My name is Jessica Johnson. And within maybe an hour, MAYBE an hour of meeting me, you’ll always discover that I am a psychopath: my nerdom for the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, franchise, even nautical history is…a lot. A lot to even handle, sometimes. It’s a … More Reading Too Much Into Trailers #3: Pirates of the Caribbean; Dead Men Tell No Tales
Sherlock. Once Upon a Time. Bates Motel. In the winter of 2013, I found a renewed faith in TV thanks to the recommendation (or, rather, the persistant insistance) of a good friend. As luck would have it, it would appear that all three of these shows are coming to an end at around the same … More Saying Goodbye to the Shows That Made Me Love TV
Well, that’s a wrap on a pretty insane year all told. I want to look back at 2016, warts and all, the good and the bad. I’m gonna do so in the only way I know how: through a movie reference. My favorite film of 2016 was undoubtedly La La Land (Chazelle, 2016), and my favorite song from … More Another Day of Sun: A Tribute to 2016
SPOILERS, MY PEEPS. Why would you even click this if you didn’t know who Negan killed tonight? Okay, hello. How’s it going, champ? Yeah…it’s been a pretty rough day. Hard time to be a Walking Dead fan, huh? So…as you know, this happened (I’m gonna spare the gruesome aftermath and instead show images from right before Lucille … More Sigh…Need a Hug After that Walking Dead Premiere? C’mon, Bring It In.
#SpeculationSummer will be officially over within the day, mes amis! That’s right, in just a few hours, the world will at last know who was at the other end of Negan’s barbed wired bat Lucille in the Season 7 premiere of The Walking Dead. In a strange twist of events, I will actually be at … More When the Hunter Becomes The Hunted on “The Walking Dead”
Well that’s it, folks! My semester abroad in New Zealand has come to an end, and as I reflect on my past few months and all of the amazing things I had the crazy opportunities to accomplish, I realized that I’ve learned quite a few things about myself and about New Zealand. Let’s discuss: 1. I can … More 30 Strange Things I’ve Learned About Myself from Studying Abroad