Staff Picks

Courtney Lowry2 days ago
The Truth About "Pro-Black" YA Fiction
I think there’s a misconception about writers: either that we all sit in cafes in berets, sipping lattes. Or that we’re all overly emotional, still in high school, and wear turtleneck sweaters. But th...
Kristy Anderson7 days ago
What 'Rugrats' Taught 90s Kids About Changing Gender Roles
Children of the '90s were born into a time when the world was just beginning to settle into the big changes that had happened in previous decades. It was a time where it was becoming more common for w...
Karen Goldfarba month ago
To Cannes and Cannes Not
The Cannes Film Festival of 2019 is in full swing, with the usual scandals, beautiful people, paparazzi, wannabees, con men, and hucksters filling the joints, the clubs and the bars, hotels and clubs ...
Johnnie McArdlea month ago
Marvel vs DC: Superhero Showdown
In comic books, heroes and villains clash all the time, and there is a constant struggle between good and evil. From Batman vs Joker, to Captain America vs. Red Skull, both Marvel and DC have penned s...
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Shane Kaya month ago
5 Creative Ways to Bring Your Cosplay to the Next Level
If you have been cosplaying for a bit, this might sound familiar. So you spent a few months planning the most epic cosplay costume the world's ever seen. You spent several weeks meticulously drafting ...
Laura Hollidaya month ago
The 3 Worst Endings in TV History
Well, the verdict is in. Game of Thrones has dug its own grave. After years of brilliant character development, complex plotlines, and stunning CGI, the show's writers have destroyed any last bit of h...
Meghan McKennaa month ago
'Game of Thrones' Is Failing Its Female Characters - Here’s How
The story of Game of Thrones has been created with influences from fantasy, sci-fi, and medieval history. Although the world is completely made up, the gender roles closely mirror medieval times. Men ...
Samantha Bentleya month ago
"The Bells": One of the Best, but Also One of the Worst Episodes...
If you haven't watched Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5 just yet, don't read this piece because I am about to ruin and spoil every last inch of it for you! You have been warned. Where do I even star...
Laura Ansbro2 months ago
16 Things You Didn't Know About Being on TV
I was recently invited on to ITV's This Morning with Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby after the show had discovered my thrifty food blog, Millennial Hunter Gatherer. Naturally, I jumped at the c...