First British Scifi Film Released from Archive for Christmas

First ever British sci-fi feature film released Britain’s first ever sci-fi feature film, A Message from Mars, will be available to watch in full for the first time in over a century on BFI Player and BBC Arts Online. The… Continue Reading

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Seriously, why do we Facebook?

People get mad at Facebook partly because they’re being herded into someone else’s big vision about how everyone is someday going to communicate, and these people don’t feel like they’re in control. But the fact is that most of those people have no idea how to be in control of their online lives; it takes a lot of work, knowledge, and deep understanding to really get that. They use Facebook because it’s easy, and it’s easy because it’s prepackaged. It’s like choosing the Twinkie you can eat right away over baking an amazing eclair from scratch. Or Hell, just knowing where to go to get an amazing eclair from the local small business baker. Continue Reading

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Day Before Thanksgiving Ramble

This is my first year ever to really cook a Thanksgiving dinner, which we’re taking to my boyfriend’s parents’ house tomorrow. We were originally going to have them over, but as our apartment building nightmare isn’t quite over yet, I’m still… Continue Reading

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Lazy Video Post: When is Thanksgiving?

Pulled from John Green’s Crash Course in History series, When Is Thanksgiving is one of my favorite tellings (on Youtube) of the real story of the weird history of starving capitalists and religious zealots invading the northeast coast of North America.… Continue Reading

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My Wurstfest Adventure, or, The Mass Consumption of Animal Flesh

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Blogging 101 Day One

I’ve been trying to kick this blog into life for months now, so I decided to give the WordPress Blogging 101 challenge a try.  I signed up for November, and then an unexpected life event ate up nearly the entire… Continue Reading

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Review – The Hundred Foot Journey

This is the warm and fuzzy date night movie of the summer.  Grab your person you like to feel happy with and go see The Hundred Foot Journey this weekend. A sweet story about chasing dreams, tough decisions, and making… Continue Reading

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