Category: Art & Culture

4th of July Movie List

Obviously, we all have to watch Independence Day. While it isn’t technically a 4th of July movie, Ghostbusters makes the list, because we cannot watch Ghostbusters 2 without watching the first one. And, we have to watch the second one, because the Statue of Liberty makes her debut as a stunt person. Say what you will about Christmas in July, but you cannot deny … Read More 4th of July Movie List

What I Read – March 2020 Edition

I’ll be honest – I read one book. Song of a Wingfin is the first book by author Annette Williams McCann. Annette is a singer, songwriter, and now author. She is also a friend of mine. I’m basically pre name-dropping. In this book, we follow a young girl named Noreen who finds herself in the midst of an adventure after making a black thorn … Read More What I Read – March 2020 Edition

What I Read: February 2020 Edition

So, I Went to a Beach Boys Concert

with my Mom!

Improve Your Life: Listen to Levar Burton Reads

I cannot recommend this podcast enough. If you are a fan of reading/writing short-form fiction, you’ll love it! Also, LEVAR BURTON! Come on! Does it get any better?

What I Read: January 2020 Edition

A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens A Conspiracy in Belgravia by Sherry Thomas Firefly: The Outlaw Ma Reynolds #1 by Greg Pak and Ethan Young Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don’t Make Sense by Rory Sutherland The Magicians: Alice’s Story by Lilah Sturges and Lev Grossman Mister Miracle #1(2017) Mister Miracle #2 (2017) … Read More What I Read: January 2020 Edition

Where the Crawdads Sing

This year, I find myself in a book club. Our first book club read: In-My-Own-Words Summary Girl with troglodytes for family finds herself living in the marsh alone at a young age. Things are pretty well crap. But, it’s cool. Things are don’t end as poorly as they could have. Also – murder mystery. Also – nature book. What I Liked The descriptions of … Read More Where the Crawdads Sing

The Game Changers

a documentary recommendation While I am not vegan or vegetarian, I found this documentary fascinating and encouraging.

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

After roughly six months of avoiding fiction, I dove back into the mix with this book. 1) I love Margaret Atwood. 2) I am not entirely sure how I feel about this book. I feel like The Handmaid’s Tale was necessary whereas this book felt like piling on. Tragedy porn. The Handmaid’s Tale left a permanent mark on me as a reader, an activist … Read More The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

You’re Dead You’re Dead – What We Do In The Shadows

The title of this post is directly related to the theme song. Enjoy!

The Great Hack

I just watched this documentary on Netflix. No matter your feelings about Facebook or the election, it is pretty interesting and terrifying.