I Stan BTS

A few days ago I listened to every BTS song on Spotify and I felt my life change. I have been missing the excitement One Direction gave me. Being an original One Direction Twitter stan was a wonderful time in my life where many of my dreams came true because of the power of fandom … More I Stan BTS

Black Lives Matter: Black-owned Businesses, Organizations, Crowdfunding, Non-Profits, Bail Funds and Resources to Donate To

Black Lives Matter. I am compiling a list of fundraisers for Black-owned businsesses, organizations, crowdfunding, non-profits, bail funds and other resources that you can contribute to. Here is more information about police brutality in the United States:  Fighting Police Abuse: A Community Action Manual: https://www.aclu.org/other/fighting-police-abuse-community-action-manual Mapping Police Violence: https://mappingpoliceviolence.org/planning-team Fatal Force (The Washington Post): https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/investigations/police-shootings-database/More Black Lives Matter: Black-owned Businesses, Organizations, Crowdfunding, Non-Profits, Bail Funds and Resources to Donate To

Fine Line Live

So there I was, in the drive-thru of McDonalds, ordering something that I hoped would take the dreariness of my second job of the day away. When I see my phone buzz in the console with the subject Join Us For Something Special, I know what it is without reading the email. It is an … More Fine Line Live

The Heroine Within

What do we learn from the heroine trend in movies in the 2010s? I am listening to FKA twigs’ album “Magdalene” right now in the midst of working on my master’s thesis on Twilight. Having watched the first three Twilight films again as a way of doing research and combing the films and books for lines about parenthood … More The Heroine Within

I Seek the Truth: Frozen II and Some Other Pursuits

We all know how life-changing Frozen II is, but have you heard the demo recorded by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Patti Murin called “I Seek the Truth”? It is a song included on the Deluxe Edition of the Frozen II soundtrack. Here it is on Disney’s YouTube channel if you are ready to have your life … More I Seek the Truth: Frozen II and Some Other Pursuits

The Invisible Literary Movement of One Direction Fanfiction

Today I watched After in a movie theater filled with 50 teens making farting noises and running up and down the stairs. It was a little terrible. But I’m happy I finally got to see After after having to cancel on two different showtimes. Obviously there are huge problems with the movie version (see my last post), … More The Invisible Literary Movement of One Direction Fanfiction