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I Don’t Think You’re Ready for This: Beyoncé’s SuperBowl Halftime Show

February 5, 2013


Many of you know that I have a younger sister named Rose who I love dearly. Perhaps many of you don’t know the extent to which my life is inspired by her. For example, one of the largest reasons that I write on this blog is so that I can try to find the right […]

Introducing the Quotation Marks Script Scarf!

June 12, 2012


I have very exciting news! As many of you already know, I’m secretly a bookworm, and I have finally found a creative outlet for my love of words.  I am so excited to introduce my new etsy shop, Quotation Marks (  I am hoping that since you enjoy my thoughts on this blog, you might […]

The Story Behind “Keep Calm and Carry On”

April 5, 2012


Before writing this blog post, I had "Keep Calm and Carry On" in the same category as Katy Perry: cutesy, overplayed, and a different strangely bright color every day. But it turns out there is a historical richness to the slogan that I never realized.

The #1 Reason the Hunger Games is a Hit at the Box Office

March 28, 2012


I’m a little offended, though, because none of these journalists have cited the REAL reason the Hunger Games succeeded. I think if scientific research were conducted, the Hunger Games success would be traced back to one catalyst: you. IMHO, the readers of this blog are the #1 reason that the Hunger Games hype caught on and spread!

Dystopian People

March 23, 2012


Now part of what makes this series so addictive to read is its resonance with the innate human desire for things to be set right.

Cooking through the Hunger Games!

March 22, 2012


We have an extra place setting for you, dear reader, so come join our table and enjoy this tasty meal (if I may say so myself!) with us. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the tale of the creation of this food.

Is Jennifer Lawrence the Real Deal?

March 21, 2012


Books have a way with readers. One page, one word and you are completely taken in. But there’s always that moment when you realize that the wonderful story you have been enraptured in is all made up, and the realization hits that you aren’t a part of it.

The Hunger Games Cast

March 21, 2012


I’m going to talk about the movie’s casting choices instead. Yes, yes, I know, there’s some major controversy there. “Peeta doesn’t look like that!” “There’s no way that Miley Cyrus’s boyfriend can play Gale!”

Fatal Attraction: Why do we Love the Dystopic Novel?

March 20, 2012


In a society with some primary female role models like Kardashians and Bachelor contestants, are we now hungry for the modeling of women willing to stand firm in a gritty and grimy fight for reality and personal freedom? Is Katniss Everdeen our Bella Swan palate cleanser?

And So It Begins: The Hunger Games

March 19, 2012


I love beginnings. The first scene, the first chapter, the first kiss, the first season... the beginning is the best part.