***WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD*** I'm not exactly sure why, but when it comes to fiction, I often gravitate towards the severely dark and twisted novels of the world. Some of the best writing I have ever encountered was found in such stories as Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl, and Steig Larson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. My inclination … Continue reading You should read A Series of Unfortunate Events, even if the author tells you not to.
The other day I read a phrase from Katherine Fritz's blog. It read, "Another day. Another hashtag." The post outlined her frustrated feelings on the recent killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Although she urged her fellow white citizens to listen and to understand that this is our fight, too, there was almost … Continue reading Hashtag, I can’t keep up.
Thinking back to around the time I was graduating from college (it completely blows my mind to think that that was over a year ago), everyone, myself included, was posting about the “lasts.” Last final, last class, last trip to the bars with friends - the list goes on and on. It’s easy to slip … Continue reading This Is A First