Snowpiecer-Not Just Another Cliched Sci-fi Film

I may be late to the party, but I have to admit that Snowpiercer is one of the most striking I have ever seen recently. It also has many intense and challenging characters acted well by the likes of Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Song Kang-Ho, John Hurt, and my favorite actor Jamie Bell. The visual… Continue reading Snowpiecer-Not Just Another Cliched Sci-fi Film

Recovery Road, Another Glossy Teen Show?

­   Recovery Road, written by Blake Nelson, is one of my favorite books. I randomly picked it up at the local library one day, drawn to the front cover decorated with a heart formed by pills. The novel touched me, it was written very honestly, and seemed to truly understand what it was like… Continue reading Recovery Road, Another Glossy Teen Show?

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind-Musings

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless mind makes the viewer stop and think. You ponder your own life, apply the narrative to your own unique situations and life experiences, and contemplate the supposed effects. Is ignorance bliss? How does one truly achieve the sought after “eternal sunshine?” Are the painful memories meant to stay with us?… Continue reading Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind-Musings

Christianity and Vegetarianism

It is a well-known fact that multiple groups of people choose to live a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle purely for religious reasons. In Jainism, vegetarianism is mandatory for everyone and in Hinduism it is advocated in many influential scriptures-yet veganism and vegetarianism is not usually connected with Christianity. I believe that veganism and vegetarianism should… Continue reading Christianity and Vegetarianism

A Complete Overview of the Stonewall Riots

The Stonewall Riots happened on June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, NY. There were a series of spontaneous protests and demonstrations by members of the LGBT community against numerous police raids. The Stonewall Inn was a gathering place for gays, lesbians, and drag queens, and when police raids occurred, men could… Continue reading A Complete Overview of the Stonewall Riots

All Animal Live’s Matter, Not Just Cecil.

On the 1st of July 2015, American dentist Walter Palmer shot and killed Cecil, a lion famous in Zimbabwe, who had been living Hwange Park. Palmer lured Cecil out of the enclosement, shot him with an arrow, and let him roam around injured for 40 hours, before being finally shot, skinned, and decapitated. Public outrage… Continue reading All Animal Live’s Matter, Not Just Cecil.