Fandom Toxicity

Do you have a favorite TV show, book, video game, YouTube channel, or movie? Does it have a passionate fandom? Fandoms are really interesting to me. I’ve always been a “fan” of things, and I love many of the things that super passionate fandoms create. I loved reading Harry Potter fan fiction in high school... Continue Reading →

First-time Job Hunting Tips for the Creative Industry

Until recently, I’ve pretty much always been on the “interviewee” side of the job interview equation.  But my current job (which recently had its grant extended for a second year, yay!) started the process of hiring a student assistant video editor. This is both exciting (because help!), but also a bit nerve wracking because it... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Women | International Women’s Day 2017

A day like today has never seemed so important, but the current social and political climate has made the desire to celebrate women and the privileges I benefit from on a daily basis that were hard-fought and won by women who would not just sit down and shut up and let the men do the... Continue Reading →

Sailor Moon and the Power of Female Friendship

One of the things I include in “My Favorite Things” video is Sailor Moon, and as I was editing down my passion-filled ravings to fit in the allotted video time, I realized that my love for Sailor Moon deserves a bit more than a shout-out in a video. It’s still one of my favorite things... Continue Reading →

‘This is Us’ Shines a Light on Anxiety Attacks

I’m a pretty naturally anxious person. There are times when it is manageable. But there are other times when it consumes my world. My first memory of it overwhelming me was when I was 11. I became so irrationally fearful of germs after a bad bought with a stomach virus that I could barely function.... Continue Reading →

There Seem to be No Happy Endings on The Vampire Diaries: Episode 08×11 Review

If you haven’t seen The Vampire Diaries episode 08x11, then be WARNED! This post is full of SPOILERS!   I hate giving away spoilers, but this episode warranted a post BAD.   Are you still here? No complaining if you haven’t watched the episode!   So with just a few episodes left in this shortened... Continue Reading →

“We Come From Good Stock”

If you watched yesterday’s video, you know that I’ve experienced a lot of loss in the last few weeks. Two family members. A boyfriend’s grandmother who was basically a family member. All that grief can really get a girl down. A little bit of sunshine I found in all the clouds of this loss though... Continue Reading →

Books You Should Be Reading // Part 2

Last week we talked about mystery, video games, and middle-grade humor. This week my novel recommendations focus more on magic--real, alien, and hypothetical. Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel What would happen if we stumbled upon a piece of a giant alien machine? Would we decide it’s a weapon or an opportunity for advancement and peace?... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: