Weekend Reads: Furiously Happy

Furiously Happy, Jenny Lawson Everyone’s favorite Space Mom, Carrie Fisher said in her memoir, Wishful Drinking, that, “living with manic depression takes a tremendous amount of balls.” If you believe this turn of phrase as much as I do, then it’s fair to say Jenny

History Gags: Holy Sh–Roman Emperor?

The Story of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V was the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from the year 1519 until his abdication in 1556. Becoming an emperor at the age of 19 could sound slightly intimidating. Yet, this wasn’t the case for

A Definitive Ranking of Riverdale Characters

Like the rest of Planet Earth, Gaby, Matt, and Rachael have been busy binging the CW’s new show. This new iteration of our beloved Archie Comics characters is set in a murderous Riverdale, a town reminiscent of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks. Archie, Betty, Veronica, and

Clannad After Story Anime Review

Anime Tuesdays: Clannad / Clannad After Story

I feel that more often than not, I’m recommending a sad anime. In my defense, it’s not my fault sadness so often translates to masterpiece in the weeaboo world. This is definitely the case with Clannad and Clannad After Story, a two-part anime adapted from a KEY visual

Review: Wonder Woman Conquers a Man’s World

This Wonder Woman review is mostly spoiler-free. (Area of concern is whited out for sensitive eyeballs). A lot was riding on Wonder Woman‘s back. The task at hand for Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot involved not only delivering the first real female-led superhero movie, but ensuring that

Theatre Bites: A Doll’s House

The theatre is a place to tell stories to entertain, inspire, and provoke thought and discussion. Thus, it often becomes a place of controversy. For today’s Theatre Bite, I’m looking at Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, a play that shocked audiences when it premiered in 1880. The

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