Month: December 2015

Star Wars, George Lucas, and the Problem of the All-Powerful Auteur

So if you haven’t seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens yet, you’re missing out. Even if you’ve only been vaguely aware of the Star Wars universe, I’d recommend it because it’s a great start to a new arc of Force awesomeness. And one of…

Why You Are Not Insignificant (And Other Thoughts On Why You Matter)

Do you ever feel insignificant in your world? Your job? Your friend group? It’s an easy thing to experience these days. People are used and abused for their talents or lack there of and very rarely appreciated. And I think we as a culture…

Art, Depression, and Monsters of the Mind

I started a blog yesterday that was pretty honest and raw about the rough time I’ve been having with depression recently. But it was SO raw, that I was a little afraid to continue writing it and post it. You all know I’m an…

How to Deal With Bad Things

Over Thanksgiving this happened to my car: And I subsequently went into a meltdown that probably looked something like this: You see my car is pretty precious to me. Not because I’m a crazy car person (that’s cats!), but because it’s the first and…

The Mindy Project Just Got Too Real

       This season on The Mindy Project has been interesting. First, it moved to Hulu which has caused logistics problems for people, but hey! It’s better than being canceled! And then we had the heroine/main character pregnant which is usually a sad…