Fandom

The Harsh Realities of Being Too Deep in a Music Fandom

Being too deep in a music fandom often looks like: accepting friend requests on Facebook…

7 Places to Do Your Christmas Shopping Without Leaving Your Couch

Being a huge fan of avoiding crowds and unnecessary social interactions, it is only natural…

Concert Fairy: Tour Life
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Constantly Being on Tour

I was never allowed to go to shows growing up, and I resented my parents…

Spotlight of Hope: A Will & Grace Retrospective

These Are Gold Friendship is a funny thing. For some, a friend is a playmate…

In Honor of the Ten Year Anniversary of the Jonas Brothers’ Self-Titled Album

I still recall purchasing Jonas Brothers at a Limited Too in upstate New York while…

Dawson’s Creek: Love, Life, and Teenage Angst, Fifteen Years Later

I remember it clearly.  As a freshman in high school, every day began with band…

Linkin Park
Thank You Chester Bennington For Helping Me Conquer My Own Depression

In 2010, I picked up Linkin Park’s new album A Thousand Suns. I’d only heard…

Jodie Whittaker in Doctor Who
The Future is Female and the Doctor is Too

It’s 2017, y’all. Why is it still so difficult for badass ladies to get starring…

Mr. Darcy Taught Me It’s Okay To Be A Silent, Taciturn Asshole

I’m sitting on my bed, next to my “Keep Calm and Read Jane Austen” tea…

8 Jane Austen Retellings To Help You Get Your Darcy Fix

When it comes to Jane Austen, goddess of literature, social anthropologist and a personal hero…

#bookstagram Helped Me Write Again

As it happens with all writers, I recently went through a dry spell. I wasn’t…

harry potter
Visiting the Birthplace of Harry Potter Brings Childhood Memories to Life

Hidden in the streets of Edinburgh, disguised as your average cafe with a large mammal…

How Harry Potter Shaped Our Social Consciousness

  It’s been 20 years since “Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone” was first published…

7 TV Shows With Absurdly Unsatisfying Endings

Girls recent finale ended with a classic “meh” of an exit, perhaps a fitting finale…

Vlogger’s Forced Positivity Isn’t Inspiring – It’s Editing Out Reality

In a world of clickbait, anonymous trolls, and Photoshop, it can sometimes be hard to…

Why Mr. Darcy Is Not Actually The Ideal Man

Ladies, Austenites, and fellow romantics, I think we have a problem. It’s Mr. Darcy. I…

Why You Definitely Need To Sign Up For A Book Boyfriend Box

I’ve talked before about how much I love subscription boxes, especially book-themed ones. Last month…

Which Hogwarts House Would Your Favorite “Gilmore Girls” Character Be In?

Recently, I found myself wondering about which Hogwarts Houses my favorite Gilmore Girls characters would…

The Unrealistic Whiteness of Gilmore Girls

I’m in love with Gilmore Girls. The relationship I have with this show is among…

How To Throw A Thanksgiving Dinner Like The Gilmore Girls

Thanksgiving this year will be a two-fold celebration of joining hands for a day of joyous eating and coming together to rejoice in the Gilmore Girls revival.