…Have A Spine

It’s Banned Books Week, which provides the perfect opportunity to discuss censorship. (Sounds riveting, right?) Books and reading are near and dear to my heart. The idea that anyone would be threatened by a book used to be laughable (emphasis on the “used to”). In the past few years, we’ve all become all too well…

…Channel Greatness

Happy Emmy Monday! I know it sounds weird, but it is what it is, so we’re just rolling with it. Plus, it kind of makes Monday slightly less, well, Monday. And just think, after tonight you can look forward to a whole new season from your favorite shows. You just have to make it through…

…resist

If I’m being honest, crusaders, which I usually am, I am still processing the last season of “The Handmaid’s Tale.” It stays with you. To be clear, I haven’t been dwelling on it constantly…because that would be soul-crushing. But the places the last season went were equal parts horrifying and hopeful. So yes, I am…

…Change Hands

This What to Watch Wednesday we’re making a return trip to Gilead for season two of, “The Handmaid’s Tale.” If you haven’t been watching the sophomore season of this Hulu hit you might want to reconsider. Venturing beyond the book, this series inspired by Margaret Atwood’s novel has managed to become even more profound. Diving…

…Make Strides

As we come to the end of 2017, it’s time to take stock of the year. That may sound like an unappealing task, and frankly, if you choose to look forward instead of back, I understand. Although, it is hard to determine progress if you don’t occasionally take a look back at where you started. With…

…Channel Surf

Happy post-Emmys Monday! If you missed last night’s awards, here’s a brief review — “Game of Thrones” did not win. If you don’t consider that an obvious statement, then you probably don’t follow the television scene that closely…congrats? Seeing as it’s unofficially the beginning of the fall television season, and a Monday, I thought I’d do…