Wanted, Wanted: Dolores Haze

She's young, that much is certain. Lolita is eternally somewhere between the age of 12 and 17. She's precocious, but worse, she's also persistent. She wears heart-shaped sunglasses and licks heart-shaped lollipops. And popular opinion seems to be that she deserved everything that was "coming to her". For me, Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita was love … Continue reading Wanted, Wanted: Dolores Haze

Morticia Addams: Meme Queen 2018

Maybe you've noticed it, maybe you haven't: Morticia Addams seems to be, out of seemingly nowhere, the internet's favorite "Bitchy" Meme Queen. Here are a few examples... The Addams are my favorite fictional family and I enjoy pretty much every incarnation of these creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky folks. Morticia is kind of a personal … Continue reading Morticia Addams: Meme Queen 2018

The Neighbourhood: “The Neighbourhood” Album Review

'My insecurities are my own worst enemy,' The Neighbourhood frontman Jesse Rutherford sings on their new song "Void"... and he's right. This album makes it abundantly clear. The NBHD, as they're stylized, persists as one of pop's greatest mysteries. They're popular on streaming services, but they haven't ever seemed to have broken through to the … Continue reading The Neighbourhood: “The Neighbourhood” Album Review

“St. Elmo’s Fire”: An In-Depth Review of My Least Favorite Movie

Let’s talk about the Brat Pack. Although there are many close contributors (Charlie Sheen, Jon Cryer, Matthew Broderick, John Cusak, just to name a few), according to most sources on the internet, the core members of the Brat Pack are: Emilio Estevez Anthony Michael Hall Rob Lowe Andrew McCarthy Demi Moore Judd Nelson Molly Ringwald … Continue reading “St. Elmo’s Fire”: An In-Depth Review of My Least Favorite Movie

Loving Animals, Loving Media: Conundrum of the Advocate

I'm currently debating whether or not to see The Greatest Showman. Since the movie has immediately become a favorite of many friends I've met through musical theater, I feel somewhat obligated to see what all the fuss is about. To say that Hollywood occasionally sanitizes and romanticize things it shouldn't would be the understatement of … Continue reading Loving Animals, Loving Media: Conundrum of the Advocate

The 2000s Zone: 9 Things Girls Who Grew Up in the 2000s Remember

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as J. Lo's booty and as timeless as "...Baby One More Time". It is the middle ground between Snooki and JWoww, between science and the misunderestimated, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and the … Continue reading The 2000s Zone: 9 Things Girls Who Grew Up in the 2000s Remember