culture

fios

Book To Movie: Fault In Our Stars

After two sets of rearranged plans and many adventures getting to the theater, I finally completed my summer goal and saw the movie version of A Fault In Our Stars,which was easily my favorite read of the past year. And yes, it was awesome. Shailene Woodley is an amazing actress and really nailed the character of Hazel, right down to…

flaming-wheelchair

I Need Therapy After Hannibal Season 2

I just finished season 2 of NBC’s hit psychological thriller Hannibal. Here’s an image from one episode that I think visually represents the essence of this season: Yes, that’s right. Hannibal season 2 burst into flames and rolled uncontrollably downhill. Not in a good way. In fact, I am fairly certain that if Hannibal season 2 was a person, Hannibal…

priscilla-and-acquilla

Heresy According to Twitter

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Twitter is the worst medium for discussing controversial subject matter. The character limitations are too short to allow complexity of thought, but just long enough to tempt you into believing you can communicate complexity. The result is snappy, pithy sound bites that usually offend and almost never contain the nuance and…

The World Vision Gay Marriage Kerfuffle

I never, ever pass up a chance to use the word “kerfuffle.” Expect to see it much more on this blog. Ahem. I was going to write something about the World Vision KERFUFFLE over gay marriage, but one of my brilliant fellow bloggers has already said everything that I want to say. Except she said it better than I could…