One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest- Book Review

Alright, so I am officially starting my blogging journey with what I love doing- discussing books. I will be taking up some popular and some not-so-popular books and after reading them, I will assign them a rating depending upon how much I liked/didn’t like that particular book. 353 more words

July 2015

The Panoptic Nest

To what extent can the gaze police and entrap individuals?

According to Foucault in his essay “Panopticism”, with some careful organization, the gaze is possibly the most effective tool of control. 729 more words

Seeing is Not Always Believing

One thing pharmacy school has done an excellent job in teaching me is that you can’t always take the media at face value. Sure there is always a skewed way of perceiving something or manipulating results to fit your agenda, but this is increasingly more true when it comes to science and health. 380 more words

Top Ten: Books That Celebrate Diverse Characters

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme was books that celebrate diversity/diverse characters.

I’m not sure that these ten books really “celebrate” diversity as much as they predominately feature non-white characters/poc without making a huge deal about said non-whiteness. 128 more words

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From 'Escape From New York' To 'Shawshank': Watch These Streamable Prison Movies In Solitary

There’s something about movies that involve prison that draws people in. Whether it’s the nearly unfathomable idea of being locked up like a zoo animal, or the heart-pounding intensity of a jailbreak- it seems we can’t get enough. 931 more words

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Good News

Believe this or not, but those two words actually offended a co-worker of mine, some time ago, but more interesting than that, I was the perpetrator. 406 more words

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) - Film Review

The Filmnomore Movie Blog queries whether Nurse Ratched is the villain she is often made out to be

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest was directed by Milos Forman ( 500 more words

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