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The Permanence of Longing

The Permanence of Longing

Being stranded on a deserted island. Where the only source of food is coconuts and fish. Day after day sinking my teeth into cooked and raw unknown fish; hoping that none of them are the poisonous kind. I have no idea how to build shelter. So I pile leaves and sticks together until it holds […]

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My 1st Carnaval

My 1st Carnaval

Everyone who’s in school back in America is on Spring Break this week and the office is closed. However, there’s no reason to break our streak and leave you with nothing this week. So, live from my extremely extended WINTER break in Rio, here I am. When people say “nothing is like Carnaval in Rio […]

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Skeleton

Skeleton

Try gargling Mercury. Let it flood your lungs. Is it Agony? or Pleasure? Try to breathe. It overflows, lacing between your fingers. It covers your pores. Try To move. What’s left when it tears away your flesh?

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Kingdom Hearts 3: A Review

Kingdom Hearts 3: A Review

Fans have been waiting for Kingdom Hearts 3 for 14 years. 14 long and arduous years. Square-Enix has given us many Kingdom Hearts titles to extend the story and to appease the hunger that was never ending.It was a surreal experience booting it up for the first time. I almost did not believe that I […]

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Making Fun of Baby Boomers

Making Fun of Baby Boomers

Making Fun of Baby Boomers: How the Modern Horror Comedy Critiques Conventions Established in 80s Slasher Films  It’s common knowledge among those interested in media literacy, that horror movies’ big villain often represents, to some degree, the fears of our contemporary society. From the fear of one’s own sexual desire, expressed in classics like Nosferatu (1922), to the fear of science and technological […]

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The Story of a Musical Prostitute – Bohemian Rhapsody

The Story of a Musical Prostitute – Bohemian Rhapsody

In honor of the Academy Awards coming up soon, I would like to talk about a movie special to my heart, but more importantly, a man. A man who I hope I will have the privilege to meet in the afterlife where we will be best friends who collaborate creatively. We will bare our souls […]

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Eclipse

Eclipse

She hatched from the moon with skin cracked like craters. She danced with dust. He emerged from the sun. Flames dripped from his skin. He fell to his knees. Crawled and brought his head up. He felt pain. He longed for her presence. She ascended. Twirled and twisted her way to him. He remembered how […]

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Bon Appétit

Bon Appétit

“Maya” traversed around the kitchen with expert skill, baked potatoes in the oven, a pot of rice boiling on the stove. She glided across the kitchen, twirling between the stove, the counter, and the kitchen sink, simultaneously cooking, cleaning, and prepping food. She stared straight ahead as she moved, the only thing on her mind: the steps she needed to […]

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The Story of Red and Blue

The Story of Red and Blue

I don’t think it’s an overstatement anymore to say that there are thousand of educational Youtube channels. Crash Course and Khan Academy lead the category, but tons of people upload new content trying to teach random strangers anything from geopolitics to physics to linguistics. Frankly, it’s hard to think of topics you can’t just learn […]

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DBS Broly Movie Review

DBS Broly Movie Review

It has been 25 years since the debut of the original Dragon Ball Z movie that featured the character Broly. Since then, Broly has been a fan favorite character, and continued to have two more movies after that. Dragon Ball as a whole has been more popular than it has ever been in history. With […]

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