At the dawn of this year, I wrote a blog welcoming 2016. Apparently 2016 did not appreciate this welcome because honestly it’s been kind of a bitch. But this is supposed to be a positive blog so I’m not going to dwell on that. The point is that as of yesterday, every expectation I had for […]Read more "Goodbye 2016 Almost"
I promised you once that I would only write one blog about politics. Well, that was sort of a lie. Because today I met Gary Johnson and you’d best believe I’m about to write about it. I like to think this falls more into the “personal experience” category than “political stances,” but just in case […]Read more "I Lied. Sort of."
A few blogs ago, I mentioned that there would probably be a lot more feminist criticism in the future. I’m sure you’re all waiting with bated* breath, so I won’t keep you waiting any longer: It’s time to talk about the ladies in Downton Abbey. Now I jumped on the Downton Abbey Express kind of late, […]Read more "The Women of Downton"
Hi, my name is Rachel, and my brain is broken. Really, it is. It doesn’t produce enough serotonin, or the serotonin it does produce is essentially useless, and as a result, I am depressed. Depression has been a part of my life since I was a junior in high school, but I didn’t tell anyone about […]Read more "Let’s Get Real About: Depression"
We as a society are coming up on one of the most divisive times of year, if we haven’t reached it already: the dawn of sweater weather. On one side are the warm weather lovers; the sun princesses, beach boys, and school-haters. On the other side are the boot-wearing, pumpkin spice latte-drinking, Halloween-loving maniacs who […]Read more "Sweater Weather"
For someone who has no interest in children, I’m weirdly invested in what kind of role models little kids, specifically girls, have access to in the 21st Century. I’ve taken a great interest in media representation and the value of seeing a variety of characters on TV for everyone to relate to, whether it’s based […]Read more "On Disney Princesses"