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Movie Review: Disney’s Encanto

January 9, 2022 0

The legacy of Disney animated films requires no explanation, having released box office hits time and time again that date back several decades. Already in the 2020s, Walt Disney Pictures […]

Video Game Review: Inscryption

January 9, 2022 0

The evolution of virtual card games has been really fun to watch, as developers try to find new ways to tell the stories they want to tell through the same […]

Weekly Reads: Persepolis

January 9, 2022 0

“One can forgive but one should never forget.” Marjane Satrapi, “Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood” “Persepolis” is an autobiographical series written about the author’s life during the Islamic revolution. […]

TV Show Review: Arcane

November 28, 2021 0

The term “League of Legends” evokes several different emotions depending on who you talk to. It’s long been criticized as a game for having an unfriendly new player experience. However, […]

Game Review: Pokemon BDSP

November 28, 2021 0

After 15 years and endless clamoring from the online community, Game Freak finally released a remake of their fourth-generation games, “Pokémon Diamond” and “Pokémon Pearl.” Titled “Brilliant Diamond” and “Shining […]

Weekly Reads: Salt to the Sea

November 14, 2021 0

If you read the last weekly recommendation “Ashes in the Snow,” then you won’t want to miss author Ruta Sepetys’ second journey. In this book, “Salt to the Sea” gives […]

Weekly Reads: Ashes in the Snow

October 31, 2021 0

Trigger Warning: This book contains horrific cruelty and sexual content. A New York Times Bestseller “Between Shades of Gray” now renamed “Ashes in the Snow” is a novel about World […]

Weekly Reads: Beneath a Scarlet Sky

October 10, 2021 0

Content Warning: The book has some brutal scenes described in great detail.  “If a bomb’s coming at you, it’s coming at you. You can’t go around worrying about it. Just […]

Anime Review: 86

July 19, 2021 0

The Republic of San Magnolia was at war against the Giadian Empire and had been for multiple years. They were proud to announce that they had suffered zero casualties whatsoever, […]

Weekly Reads: Challenger Deep

May 29, 2021 0

“Dead kids are put on pedestals, but mentally ill kids get hidden under the rug.” – Neal Shusterman, “Challenger Deep” “Challenger Deep” was a book recommended to me for Mental […]

2021 Anime to Give a Try

May 23, 2021 0

2020 was a notoriously weak year for anime, especially for new series. Outside of the otherworldly “Jujutsu Kaisen,” the best new franchises that fans could take in from 2020 were […]

Weekly Reads: The Honest Enneagram

May 15, 2021 0

I spent the last week or so extremely ill, and while I was stuck in bed, I decided to explore reading some nonfiction. While going through recommended books in the […]

Weekly Reads: Speak

May 2, 2021 0

Content Warnings: Rape, Mental Illness April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and as a victim myself, I thought it would be good to recommend my favorite book on the subject: […]

Anime Review: Jujutsu Kaisen

May 2, 2021 0

Growing up, I looked forward to Saturday nights when I could sit on my couch and hope my dad would let me stay up late enough to watch Naruto. Entertainment […]

Weekly Reads: American Born Chinese

April 24, 2021 0

When Jin Wang moves to a new neighborhood, he discovers he is the only Chinese-American at his school and has to put up with relentless bullying and teasing. To make […]

Anime Review: Assassination Classroom

April 17, 2021 0

Comedy in anime usually takes on one of two different forms. The one you will see the most is raunchy, tasteless humor that plays off the over-sexualization of characters. The […]

Weekly Reads: The Midnight Library

April 17, 2021 0

Book Content Warning: suicide, death, mental illness, drug use, and mild sexual content. “Between life and death there is a library,’ she said. ‘And within that library, the shelves go […]

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