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Meghie’s debut is a well-done and overdue tale

Tasteful, sharp and unapologetic, Stella Meghie’s “acerbic coming-of-age tale”, Jean of the Joneses, is long overdue in the canon of black film.

 It was just last month in the episode “Is Your Shiny Suit Alright?”, podcast Another Round talked about what qualified a movie to make the cut as a truly black film. 427 more words


EuroTrip (Jeff Schaffer, Alec Berg, David Mandel, 2004)

I remember the warm Heiniken and how ill it made me feel while watching this movie. I was sitting on a silly bed in a twin room in the Hotel Pennsylvania. 140 more words


Here's To Another Year...

   I think birthdays are so special. I think they should be celebrated every year with just as much enthusiasm as they were when you were a kid and your parents would throw you a party. 795 more words


Dawn of Darkness: The Decision

The slender blue dragoness listened intently as the skies were soon filled with the beating of powerful wings. The first to arrive was the protector himself.  1,119 more words

Quote of the Day #9

“Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.”

― John Green, An Abundance of Katherines


The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

Usually, I like opening a book that I know almost nothing about. The one exception… the one thing that I would like to know before hand… is this.   254 more words

Before You Knew: Queer Girl Summer Camp

The pace of summer camp is both impossibly quick and languid–the days blur into a haze of heat and conversation, until you blink and you find that the end of the week is there. 497 more words