What I Read Last Week

Big 10 Mascots parody “Shake It Off” Those aren’t fighting words, dear | The New York Times The kindest cut: my journey into the nether regions of male birth control | The Verge 4 Book – Band pairings that are beyond epic | Book Riot (re: I like that the one with Mastodon has aContinue reading “What I Read Last Week”

Incremently Productive Thursday

No, I did not read 20+ books in the last week and write reviews for them. I published them on a previous incarnation of this blog and I did not want them to go to waste. The process was long and tedious, but I am happy with the choice to post them. The process alsoContinue reading “Incremently Productive Thursday”

To Timbuktu: Nine Countries, Two People, One True Story

If only I could remember WHAT recommended me this treasure. Travel? Journal? Pictures?! Some of my favorite topics complied in equally as enticing yellow cover. (But you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover!) Casey Scieszka and Steven Weinberg met in Morocco while study abroad with their respective colleges. They fell in love, and madeContinue reading “To Timbuktu: Nine Countries, Two People, One True Story”


There were two British international students at the university last spring. Liam and Lucy (Yes, those are their real names) furthered my world view just from the stories they told me about their home life. That sensation, paired with my recent binge on graphic novels and gearing up for Script Frenzy, inspired me to readContinue reading “Persepolis”

The Imposter’s Daughter

Graphic novels are making a comeback. After Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi, debuted in 2000, there’s been a tremendous surge in graphic novels. Now, I wasn’t paying attention to the field in 2000 (yay puberty) but, Persepolis was adapted to film in 2007 and the spike in autobiographical graphic novels was epic. Graphic novels aren’t aboutContinue reading “The Imposter’s Daughter”