Music Video Monday: Solara

Today on Music Video Monday, "Solara" by The Smashing Pumpkins This week, my best friend and I are going to see Smashing Pumpkins in concert, so what better way to kick off the week than with their latest video? This song gets stuck in my head all the time, and the video is all kinds... Continue Reading →

Brock Turner Is Still a Rapist

Brock turner has been trying to get away with sexual assault for years after being infamously caught in the middle of raping an unconscious woman by two graduate students who called him out, chased after him, and pinned him down until police came. After failing to lie his way out of custody, he was put... Continue Reading →

Question for readers: POV

Attention, people who read: When it comes to stories you enjoy reading, does the point of view matter to you? If it does, do you prefer 1st person, 3rd person, 3rd person omniscient, or something else I haven't listed, and why? I am not including the 2nd person, because unless it's a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure book, I... Continue Reading →

Music Video Monday: Sledgehammer

Today on Music Video Monday: “Sledgehammer” by Peter Gabriel The music video is what sold me on this song as a kid. I can never watch it without trying to grasp how much work must have gone into making it. The “Sledgehammer” video was groundbreaking with its use of stop motion film and various animation... Continue Reading →

On Not Being Delicate or Pretty

"If Rebecca is having another girl," he said, "she and her husband are going to try again until they have a son. Her husband really wants a boy." I don't remember where we were at the time, but I couldn't stop myself from going on a tirade. Rebecca and her husband had three daughters. It... Continue Reading →

Coupons Are Not Hand Grenades

This is the Finest Nerd Czarina, and I hate the news. Today in White People Using 911 As Customer Service, Morry Matson, a white CVS manager in Chicago, called the police when Camilla Hudson, a black customer, tried to use a coupon. It was a manufacturer's coupon that she'd received for a defective product, entitling her... Continue Reading →

Music Video Monday: Who

Today on Music Video Monday: "Who" by David Byrne & St. Vincent I have an odd fascination with David Byrne, and any collaboration between him and St. Vincent is amazing, so this video could do no wrong tbh.

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