Bleaker House by Nell Stevens | Book Review

Bleaker House, written by Nell Stevens, is about a writer who wins a fellowship to research and write a book anywhere in the world, all-expenses-paid. She chooses to spend her fellowship in one of the most desolate parts of the world: Bleaker Island, a snowy penguin-filled island off the coast of Argentina. As a writer who is currently working on a book while social distancing, I felt like this...

PILOT SEASON #2: Upload’s “Welcome to Upload”

If you know me, you know that I’m a die-hard fan of The Office a.k.a the-best-show-ever-created. After hearing that Prime Video’s newest comedy Upload was created by the one and only Greg Daniels, I just knew the show was going to end up in my queue. But, was the pilot of Upload any good? Keep reading to find out.  This Premise is Everything Honey What gripped me, after the Greg Daniels...

PILOT SEASON #1: Grown-ish’s “Late Registration”

To set up the plot, introduce characters, and intrigue the audience in one singular episode of television is nearly impossible. But, in my new blog series Pilot Season, we’re going to analyze how popular television series tackle the first episode. Each television show featured will be a show that I’ve never (or barely) watched before. At the end of each post, I’ll let y’all know whether...

QUARANTINE PLAYLIST: 2000s Hip Hop & R&B

When times get rough, sometimes you have to brush the dust off your Baby Phat T-shirt from 2003, iron out your jorts, and do the sturdiest Harlem Shake to your favorite throwbacks. This quarantine playlist is inspired by some of my favorite 2000s artists that turned my middle and high school dances into lituations. Plugin your headphones and let's take a walk down memory lane. P.S. I hope you are...
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BEST RHYTHM GAME EVER? – American Idol (PS2)

I, along with millions of other oblivious wannabe singers out there, have fascinated at one point about being the American Idol. As a child, I was obsessed. But, even as I grew, I still watched the show religiously until its 12th season in 2013. There’s something so mesmerizing about witnessing the good, the bad, and ugly of home-grown singers transforming into nationally-recognized Cowell,...