DISCLAIMER: Full of spoilers, so if you have not watched and plan on doing so (it is on Netflix) then stop here. I know I'm probably late to the party, the Sausage Party that is, but I actually found the movie to be quite thought-provoking. From the previews I thought it would just be a fun and… Continue reading How Sausage Party is a Religious Film.
I finally made it to see Get Out last night, and wow. It was such an amazing movie. It was so deep, chilling, and thought-provoking. Living in San Francisco, you are always going to be in a theater full of white people, but it was such an interesting experience watching this movie in particular with… Continue reading Get Out: Leaving the Theater with a Numb Body and Jumping Mind.
This paper dives into Colin Kaepernick’s protest that began just a few months ago in the Bay Area. I explore the movement and the statistics behind what Kaepernick is protesting, how many athletes have gotten involved, and I also explore the effects the movement has had on education. There are two aspects I focus on… Continue reading The Kaepernick Effect on Education
When a mysterious foreigner named Count Dracula sails to England from Transylvania, Victorian life is flipped, and traditions become flipped along with their lives. Women are not acting like women, and men are not acting like men. The blame is traced back to the impact of Dracula. Dracula quickly becomes a threat to Victorian… Continue reading The Maternal Embodiment of the Patriarch.
Happy Holidays! Now that I got the happy part out of the way, time for the bleak stuff…I never thought about this until now, but the idea of Santa is peculiar. And, he kind of sounds like a rapist. He sees you when you're sleeping. He knows when you're awake! He knows when you've… Continue reading Santa Claus Sounds Like a Rapist…
Christmas is no longer about blankets of snow draped over houses and lawns, or a pile of marshmallows plopped on steaming hot chocolate, or holiday cheer being belched through the radio, or a chubby bearded man in a warm red suit. And it is definitely not about the day they say is Jesus’s birthday.… Continue reading The “Gimme” Spirit Has Replaced the Christmas Spirit.
In Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Victorian life is very contained, conformed, and composed. That is, until some mysterious foreigner known as Dracula comes along. Through the journey and tragedy of the novel, readers paint Dracula as this villain that corrupts a pure and conservative society. However, with a close look at the text and its plethora… Continue reading The Patriarchy’s Deadly Fear of the New Woman
On my way home from the anti-trump protest on Market Street in San Francisco last night, I saw this little girl on the bus. She was at the protest with her amazing sign. Instead of words and painting my opinion for this post, I'm just posting the picture I snapped of her. Pictures say a… Continue reading Children are Aware and Weary.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9ja3i9u2Og Exactly what YG, G-Eazy, and the rest said. Lol… Have not heard this in a few months, but it is so relevant now. As you've all probably seen, a shocking president was declared last night. We didn't get our first woman president, we got our first publicly dangerous, unqualified, racist, creepy, spoiled, celebrity… Continue reading American Horror Story Season 7: Elections
It's November 6th, and my heart feels the pain Thanksgiving endures. It is like Thanksgiving is Voldemort, a holiday that must not be named, or acknowledged. Like the slurred talker/rapper Birman said: "put some respeck" on Thanksgiving's name and holiday status. Haha. Seriously though. It should be valued just like Christmas or Halloween with a… Continue reading Thanksgiving is the Middle Child of Holidays