William Shakespeare or: How I Learned to Stop Feuding and Love Romeo & Juliet

One of my fellow UMW ELC alums, Tonto Duncan, started a fantastic blog (seriously, go read it. He’s writing important things). Recently he wrote about Shakespeare and what is “good” literature. His discussion of the public school system’s failure to do Shakespeare justice as well as his journey to relating … Continue reading

Anxiety, Excitement, & Change

My original plan was to write about a very meh YA book I recently read that was The Great Gatsby set in a modern day high school. It was an interesting exercise, but a rather boring book. But I’ve decided against it because I really don’t have that much to say … Continue reading

Review of Watsky’s xInfinity

I’ve been a fan of Watsky dating back to his Cardboard Castles era. Known for his fast rapping abilities, Watsky’s music is an incredible blend of rapid fire witticisms, brilliant commentary on political and social issues, and heartfelt poetry about love, life, and death. In November 2014, I even attended once … Continue reading

Reclaiming & Revamping: Here’s to Beginnings

Hey, friends, long time no blog! (Sorry about that.) I’ve left this website–most importantly–this blog ignored for close to a year now. That’s partly because this place didn’t feel like my own anymore and that it wouldn’t really be my own until I migrated it off of UMW’s Domain of … Continue reading