May + June 2020 Book Review

The Greats My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite This was one of the most interesting and unique novels I have read, for it seemed to be a soapy drama mixed with serial killings, and philosophical revelations. A very intriguing mixture. The main character, Korede, has a sister who is a serial dater and…

Etsy Shop Opening!

Hello all! I am excited to write that I have now opened my Etsy shop, selling handcrafted, hand-painted polymer clay earrings. It is so much fun for me to design these earrings, and I am so excited to share them with you all on my shop. These earrings are unique, colorful, and rustic. I have…

The Best 7 Books of All-Time

Magus by John Fowles The best book I have ever read is The Magus by John Fowles. This postmodern novel follows Nicholas Urfe, an English teacher, that travels to a Greek island to teach. There, he meets a mysterious man, who plays God, that guides him through a game of psychosomatic tricks and illusions. This…

Journal Entry: I Can’t Go On. I’ll Go On.

These words of Samuel Beckett have echoed through my head the past six months–the darkest time of my life. My whole life I have been a naturally happy, hyper person, but one wrong step, and I fell into an eternal spiral of doom. Now, in a time where I feel unsettled in my own skin,…

Twilight Zone Episodes that Thematically Mirror Famous Literature

The Twilight Zone is a 1959-1964 black and white thriller series of mind-bending, psychological stories that showcase humanity’s disturbing qualities. While these episodes are fantastically written on their own, a good deal of the scripts are influenced by literary triumphs. Here is a list of the sci-fi, horror, and superstitious episodes that closely and thematically…

April 2020 Book Review

The Greats Lennon by Ray Coleman I am a Beatles fan, much like everyone else in the world. John Lennon was always my favorite Beatle, and I personally prefer his solo works over the Beatle’s records (even though I do love the Beatle’s records!). This biography is all about John Lennon, since his childhood, rise…

March 2020 Book Reviews

The Greats “Seamus Heaney Selected Poems 1966-1987” by Seamus Heaney If you are a poetry lover as much as I am, you will love Seamus Heaney. He is a master poet, with writing that appears so simplistic yet packed with a powerful. His style is soothing and narrative, while possessing a strong knowledge of writing…

The Best Television Shows of All-Time

While I do love reading, one of my favorite things to do is watch a great television series. I am fairly picky with my shows, only dedicating my time to the shows that I feel are made very well. I am going to share with you my list of favorite television shows, because during this…