Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival – Food & Beverage Sampler Review

The Food & Wine Festival at Busch Gardens Williamsburg is one of my favorite times at the park (second only to the pure MAGIC that is ChristmasTown), and I was so excited to get to experiences the YUMS this year too. I give you a rundown of the new kiosks (Mediterranean and India) and my... Continue Reading →

Why is Everyone So Angry?

Two weeks ago we discussed how toxic fandoms can become, especially in online discourse. And in writing that blog, I realized there was a much bigger issue at play that I also wanted to address: Why is everyone so angry? I feel like I’ve gotten trapped inadvertently in a global outrage cycle. For a while,... Continue Reading →

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 →

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