play me out: ocean and apple and cymbals, oh my!

Hey guys, I’m starting a new thing! It’s music related, even though I usually leave that to Ebony! Let’s goooo! I don’t know what’s been going on, but for some reason there has been some really rad music this summer— the kind that I’ll remember for summers to come as I cling to what’s left […]

the sookie stackhouse problem

I’ve said before that the female leads of True Blood are “weak and annoying.” It’s been two years since I wrote that and now— better late than never, eh?— I will explain. True Blood, now more than before, has a Sookie Stackhouse problem. That is to say, although Miss Stackhouse has made a bid against being called weak with those […]

let’s get real: in defense of the non-zooey deschanels

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to separate the quirky and adorable Zooey Deschanel from her similarly quirky and adorable character, Jess, on New Girl. I think it might be on purpose, and I’m not sure I’m into this melding of fiction and non-fiction. I’m not necessarily saying I dislike Deschanel. I don’t know her, she’s probably […]

dear social media: you’re doing the most

Can’t we just go back to the days where people communicated by mail carrier pigeon? You know, around when the wheel was still being invented? Not that I want to face the trauma of talking to people face-to-face more than is minimally necessary, but frankly friends, I am overwhelmed. I have to keep my Facebook, because […]