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The Princess, The Frog and Other Buddies of the Bayou

The Princess, The Frog and Other Buddies of the Bayou

September 11, 2019

“The Princess and the Frog” unexpectedly made me ugly cry — not your run-of-the-mill, “that-was-cute-but-only-mildly-compelling” eye-water and not because everything gets neatly tied with a bow at the end. No, the movie induced full-on heaves that let out with them my complete appreciation of its extremely lovable characters, its beautiful visuals, its imaginative plotline and its thorough exploration of a culture previously little-known to me

iPhones Work Hard But Photographers Work Harder

iPhones Work Hard But Photographers Work Harder

May 1, 2019

Does the ease of being able to make hundreds of photographs today with such thoughtless effort cause the meaning and substance of photographs to be lost?

Revolting Against Expectations, Learning Self-Love

Revolting Against Expectations, Learning Self-Love

April 24, 2019

The way that BTS embraces its faults and tries to grow and become better people while also bringing more love into the world has really made me try to do the same.

“Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” Still Relevant

“Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” Still Relevant

April 10, 2019

The themes of this movie are relatable to women — and people — of all ages.

Flume’s Dazzling, Disorienting Splurge of New Electricity

Flume’s Dazzling, Disorienting Splurge of New Electricity

April 3, 2019

Flume’s allure has always been his ability to create seemingly endless configurations out of the same set of sounds.

Chernow’s Washington Bio is Fit for a President

Chernow’s Washington Bio is Fit for a President

March 13, 2019

Chernow manages to keep it interesting and engaging. It is, in my opinion, a masterpiece.

Great Shows are Worth More Than Just a Binge

Great Shows are Worth More Than Just a Binge

March 6, 2019

So the next time you want to pick up a new show, remember that your enjoyment of it is not a race to the finish line.

“The Devil We Know” Was Not The Devil I Expected

“The Devil We Know” Was Not The Devil I Expected

February 20, 2019

Who would’ve thought the Devil came in the form of a fluorine chemical?

Join the Campaign, Watch “Critical Role”

Join the Campaign, Watch “Critical Role”

February 13, 2019

“Critical Role” is a weekly web show centered around famous voice actors playing a personal campaign of Dungeons and Dragons. Liam O’Brien, Laura Bailey, Travis Willingham, Sam Riegel, Taliesin Jaffe, Marisha Ray and Ashley Johnson star in the show, with Matthew Mercer as the dungeon master, or DM.

“Breslin and Hamill” Evokes Nostalgia for Old style Journalism

“Breslin and Hamill” Evokes Nostalgia for Old style Journalism

February 6, 2019

Through grainy footage of old interviews and careful oration of classic news columns, the documentary tells the story of New York journalism through two of its greats – Pete Hamill and Jimmy Breslin.

The Storytelling Potential of Video Games

The Storytelling Potential of Video Games

January 30, 2019

In fact, one of the most overlooked platforms for impactful storytelling is without a doubt the gaming industry.

Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” Celebrates Living Life to the Fullest

Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie” Celebrates Living Life to the Fullest

January 23, 2019

While “Grace and Frankie” is a comedic show focused primarily on senior citizens, it preaches valuable lessons about life for viewers of all ages.

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