To the men I’ve loved…

To the men I’ve loved. If you were a man I loved, then you are a member of a group of fellows who could not be more different yet certainly have striking similarities. While I clearly have a type here, this isn’t to say you weren’t special and unique in your own ways. To not … Continue reading To the men I’ve loved…

Miss Jones and I: How a Rom-Com Sets the Tone for My New Year

I have been struggling for awhile to figure out what would be my first blog of 2018, especially as I proved a complete failure at maintaining a consistent writing schedule in 2017 -- my profuse apologies in disappointing my hearty readership of two people! In all sincerity, this blog has, as I've stated before, only … Continue reading Miss Jones and I: How a Rom-Com Sets the Tone for My New Year

A DC Comics Villain Made Me a Better Me

This article features no spoilers for the 2016 Warner Bros. Film, Suicide Squad.  Despite having mixed feelings about DC's latest film endeavor Suicide Squad, I came away with one resounding impression: Harley Quinn was rad. I first learned about Harley Quinn/Dr. Harleen Quinzel from a high school friend who has cosplayed as her for years (and loves her … Continue reading A DC Comics Villain Made Me a Better Me

Me Before “Me Before You,” and Me Afterwards

I have been absolutely obsessed with the notion of Me Before You since the trailer premiered in February. Even though I, a cinephile who is studying criticism, should have immediately waved it off as a silly chick flick, I found myself absolutely giddy. May couldn't come soon enough! Well. It's June. New Zealand got Me Before You a month … Continue reading Me Before “Me Before You,” and Me Afterwards

Taking a Leap or: How to Fall with Style

Yesterday was February 29th, or leap day. To celebrate, I jumped (or, "leapt,") off the tallest structure in New Zealand. Taller than the Eiffel Tower, the Seattle Space Needle, and the Sydney Tower (Take THAT, Australia! ...yes, the rivalry has already begun...), the Sky Tower is truly an architectural marvel that powerfully looms over the city of Auckland … Continue reading Taking a Leap or: How to Fall with Style

Let’s Talk About My Love Life and “Disney Princess Syndrome!”

I'm sitting here on my floor, typing this blog post while listening to my vinyl record of Adele's 25 (because I actually am the most stereotypical person alive), and am in the proper mood to blab about deeply personal things! In coinciding with the upcoming Valentine's holiday, the purpose of today's blog post is to reveal a … Continue reading Let’s Talk About My Love Life and “Disney Princess Syndrome!”