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A Scribbly on Ghibli: WE INTTERPUT THIS SCHEDULED PROGRAM FOR…

A Scribbly on Ghibli: WE INTTERPUT THIS SCHEDULED PROGRAM FOR…

Tales from Earthsea So initially, the next Ghibli on my list was supposed to be the first one I ever saw, ie My Neighbor Totoro however after recently reading a crap article by the New York Times I decided it can wait so I can tackle something that been irking me. So in this crap […]

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Gravity Makes Me Fall

Gravity Makes Me Fall

February 13 (or I guess, 14th) I should have seen that this was a bad idea before I got to this point. I somehow thought that running away across the country was going to make everything so much clearer for me. It shouldn’t take standing alone in a train staton in Queens to figure out […]

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A Scribbly on Ghibli: THE START

A Scribbly on Ghibli: THE START

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) *I know it’s been nearly thirty-four years but I’m still going to say it: SPOILER ALERT!!* Many people will argue that Hayao Miyazaki is one of, if not the greatest animation director of our time and it is often argued that at least one of his many […]

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One Nation Army

One Nation Army

  Anyone who knows me is aware of my epic love affair with the Terracotta Warriors (not to be mistaken for my tragic love affair with the Cat Returns). I even sat through the entirety of The Film That Shall Not Be Named—known in some territories as The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor or […]

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The One That Got Away

The One That Got Away

Dear J, 4 years ago you convinced me to sit with you on the train and I didn’t let you go ever. We weren’t exactly the greatest friends: our greatest way of bonding at the time was being annoying to each other. I wouldn’t have gotten as far as I did or know half the […]

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A Scribbly on Ghibli

A Scribbly on Ghibli

    I’m sure most if not all of us has seen either My Neighbor Totoro or Spirited Away at some point in their lives. I didn’t see either for the first time until I was about fourteen years old and for a very long time they were the only Studio Ghibli movies I had ever […]

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2017’s National Book Award Winners

2017’s National Book Award Winners

The National Book Foundation awarded various National Book awards on November 15, 2017. The National Book Awards are given to one author each year in four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people’s literature. There were 1,529 works submitted for review. 394 were in fiction, 553 in nonfiction, 245 in poetry and 337 in young […]

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Social Media Stars Take the Music Industry By… Storm???

Social Media Stars Take the Music Industry By… Storm???

Popular social media star Darryl Granberry, better known as PontiacMadeDDG, released a new song called, “Givenchy” this past week. Let me begin by saying this song is actually not as bad as you might imagine. The song could easily be put up against some of the other “hot” songs right now in the Hip-Hop/Rap scene. […]

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Midnight Moonlight: An EP Showcase & Review

Midnight Moonlight: An EP Showcase & Review

Upon my growing interest of music originating from Chicago, Illinois, I began to realize that the artists apart of this particular musical hearth collaborate with each other often. Artists like Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, Noname Gypsy, Saba and Mick Jenkins all have growing fan bases and are commonly seen on each other’s projects. As […]

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Another Excerpt from Stereotypical Fantasy Romance Novel

Another Excerpt from Stereotypical Fantasy Romance Novel

“Kristian! Kristian, are you there?” Rhea called in Latin. She had told her lover to meet her deep in the trees that surrounded her family’s villa in the countryside. It was past midnight, the moon concealed by clouds and the canopy of the trees far above her head. She had told Kristian to leave lanterns […]

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