by Leonie Summer movies are awful, let’s be honest. The same tired story of “I’m an American senior in high school and this is one last hurrah with all my nerdy friends before we split up across the country so let’s be a bunch of wasted douchebags YEEEEEAAAAAAAH”. If I have to see one more … More Reasons I hate summer
by Leonie Possible spoilers for season 1 of Sword Art Online. If you enjoy the occasional anime on a lazy, rainy autumn evening when you have nothing to do – or year-round no matter the time of day or weather because #lifeofahermit – then you’ve likely heard of Sword Art Online. While I’m not a … More SAO but IRL
by Leonie Last week I read books 4 and 5 of the Selection series by Kiera Cass. And while I am not a fan of the protagonist – uuugh, just shut up, Eadlyn. Gah. You’re so annoying! – and I think the ending was absolutely uninspired and not at all well crafted, I do enjoy … More A Selection of Dates
by Leonie Kiss me, beneath the milky twilight…. It’s that time again, when songs like that might be stuck in your head for an unholy amount of time. No, not Valentines Day. Today’s International Kissing Day! So happy kisses to you, dear readers. What follows is a compilation of my favorite televised smooches. Give back … More Kissing on TV, oh my!
by Viki I have recently been thinking about friendships with the opposite sex and how, especially in my hometown, some people think it is impossible for men and women to be friends. Best friends. I am lucky enough to be able to say that I have many good male friends who I love just as … More Opposite-sex friendships rock
by Leonie A few weeks ago people have lost their shit over one of the newly released Spider-man Homecoming promotional posters. They say it’s over-crowded, badly photoshopped and looks like amateurish fan art. And yeah, sure, they could have done better. It is definitely a trashy lookin’ thing. If you told me that Stan Lee … More That Shadowhunters Poster (Ugh.)
by Leonie A few nights ago, Cassey Ho, health/fitness guru, YouTube star, designer and business-woman, has announced her next big project: The Sheroic Podcast. Together with Lisa Bilyeu, her very good friend and “fellow female entrepreneur”, as Cassey writes on blogilates, she will be talking about the side of her life which, so far, has been … More Thoughts on The Sheroic Podcast
by Viki Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King is the Netflix special by the Daily Show correspondent which aired on May 23rd. He also recently performed at the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner where he aced his speech about freedom of speech and living in Trump’s America. Netflix recorded his comedy act in his hometown, Davis, CA, where he … More Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King and my life as immigrant child
by Viki (SPOILER WARNING) Everyone who knows me knows that my favorite movie series of all time is the Lord of the Rings trilogy by Peter Jackson and that’s why I’ll take every chance to talk about it. I’ve written down some things that I would’ve liked to see in Middle-Earth in some form or … More What I would’ve liked to see in Middle-Earth
by Leonie Yesterday, on June 4th, Hollywood actor and director Noah Wyle turned 46. Whether you know him as the cute, clumsy but competent doctor John Carter in Emergency Room, youngest member of the original cast and starring alongside George Clooney, or as the brilliant librarian Flynn Carson from the The Librarian movie trilogy (or the … More Happy Birthday, Noah Wyle!