A NaNoWriMo Declaration


November is National Novel Writing Month. I haven’t successfully completed a NaNoWriMo since undergrad. For the past several years I’d pondered getting back into it, but for the most part I’ve been using the spirit of the event to get some writing done. I haven’t paid attention to the word count in years. Last year, […]

October 16, 2020

Restless Warrior, Wide-Eyed Wanderer


An enchanted moment, And it sees me through It’s enough for this restless warrior Just to be with you And can you feel the love tonight? It is where we are It’s enough for this wide-eyed wanderer That we got this far And can you feel the love tonight? How it’s laid to rest? It’s […]

July 26, 2020

Cartoon Brew Podcast


Since I mostly talk about animation over on my other site, Animation Complex, I forgot to post on here that I started producing a podcast for the animation news site, Cartoon Brew. The second episode launched today! In it, I interviewed the director and animation sup–Tony Cervone and Bill Haller–of the newest US animated feature, […]

May 20, 2020

Reducing Marie Kondo


There was some recent twitter drama surrounding a woman who said some uncalled for things about some other women that you can read about here. Read it or don’t, it, the article sums up the larger, more culturally pervasive issues regarding the specific people involved. I’m just gonna rant about a small part of that. […]

May 11, 2020

Casual Cultural Consumption


I am Latina. I’m half Dominican. I’m not Mexican, but every year I bristle a bit at Cinco de Mayo. Mostly at white people, the other half of my biracial identity. When it comes to events like this…it leaves me feeling mixed.

May 5, 2020