The Welcome Back Post: A Brother’s Stay in Beckyville

Hello, Good People! After three years and countless adventures, I’m finally done with graduate school. I was finding it difficult to maintain my stunning twitter persona and write a capstone paper at the same time. But now it’s over, and after ample downtime, I’ve decided to return to my baby the blog. And what better…

You Shouldn’t Throw Stones, Anis Shivani

A lot of you know that I tweet. I’m a spotty tweeter, but when I do commit to it, I go in. I tweet about lots of subjects: politics, my social views, writing, general f*ckery, otaku and nerd stuff..and I have a small but well informed and intelligent group of people who have elected to…

The Last Airbender Review (Part II)

I had to lift the above picture from my friend Jamion. It pretty much explains everything that was wrong with Shyamalan’s presentation of The Last Airbender, but from the perspectives of the misrepresented characters. Jamion is full of good little tidbits. On several occasions, he’s said: “it is just a long “Previously on Avatar…” segment,…

“The Last Airbender” Review (Part 1)

As you may, or may not know, I am the ultimate Avatar: The Last Airbender stan. That being said, I promise to approach this review logically and objectively, and (i’ll try) not let my fanboy tendencies overwhelm the meeker of my friends out there, those who aren’t hampered by nerd-colored glasses. I have been waiting for an Avatar:…

#NowReading: Orcs- Stan Nicholls

I sell myself as a proponent of fiction by and about underrepresented groups, in order to gain their perspectives on something that I love. What better group, then, to read a book about than orcs? Yes, we all know orcs. Anyone who’s seen LOTR knows orcs. They were cannon-fodder for most of the movie, jumping…