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16 Feb 19
ivyreadstheworld

Why hello there. Welcome to my world; I enjoy books and beautiful things. You know what’s better than books AND beautiful things? A gorgeous, gorgeous book. The first thing to draw you into a new read is the cover. For me, a book really needs to have a beautiful cover to draw me in to […]

15 Feb 19
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Needs are a funny thing – and right now, my need for poultry trumps my need to never speak to anyone on the phone Coco Khan @cocobyname Fri 15 Feb 2019 14.00 GMTLast modified on Fri 15 Feb 2019 20.46 GMT Shares7 Growing up means getting your hands dirty sometimes. In my case, that included the somewhat pitiful job of […]

13 Feb 19
POW! Psychotherapy

Breaking up with your favorite show, character, celebrity, or media figure can be hard, and take a real toll on your mental health.

13 Feb 19
Women at Warp

As part of filming in Toronto, Star Trek: Discovery has leveraged the talents of many amazing Canadian film industry creative professionals. Last weekend we got a chance to hear directly from a group of them about what it’s like to work as part of Discovery‘s creative team, at an event called “Designing the Final Frontier,” […]

13 Feb 19
Taylah Talks TV

The love affair between Korean pop culture and I does not stop with Korean dramas. Let’s say that in my case dramas were a good getaway drug. After I was done with a few, I wanted to know where the strong stuff was. I had seen the kids were doing K-pop at conventions and while I initially thought that I was above it, a part of me was always wondering “what would it be like?”

13 Feb 19
Frightful/Filthy

I brought up at Mo’s birthday celebration that in ‘the Shadow Over Innsmouth,’ the government illegally destroys half the town and places many residents in concentration camps. This is what passes for suitable birthday conversation in our circle, though to be fair, Mo was talking to her sister. It was Julian, our mutual friend Pat, […]

12 Feb 19
Forty-Two Thoughts

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly post created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010 and since 2018, hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.   Jude and Cardan The Cruel Prince by Holly Black It might be because I just read The Wicked King but I love Jude and Cardan’s relationship. It’s twisted and messy, and they’re both morally […]

12 Feb 19
All The Books I Can Read

Welcome back to another edition of Top 10 Tuesday! Originally created and hosted by The Broke & the Bookish, Top 10 Tuesday now lives with Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl. It features a different literary theme each week and this week we are talking……. Top 10 Favourite Couples In Books Lucy Hutton & Joshua […]

12 Feb 19
TBR and Beyond

Hey guys! It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday, which is currently being run by the lovely Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl.  We knew instantly that we wanted to take part in this weekly meme because both of us love making list, so this is perfect! This week’s (February 12th, 2019) topic is:  Favorite […]

11 Feb 19
The Snip

hello again! it’s been several months since i’ve written. today is a slow day at my new(ish) job and i thought to re-read some of the stuff i put on here when i was more actively writing. i thought i’d find it in worse shape than i did, and be a lot more retro-actively embarrassed […]

11 Feb 19
Random Τhoughts of a Romantic Mind

“A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill.” Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love   “Can I separate the artist from the art?” or “He said what?” Yes. Things are so confusing. It’s not just “x artist did something bad, I feel uncomfortable to pay to see/listen to him/her” It’s also […]

11 Feb 19
For the 99's

Written by Eric L. Irby 02/10/2019 Personally, I’ve never been a huge fan of white rappers, but in particular female white rappers. Not to quote, Mean Girls but it’s almost like seeing a dog walk on their hind legs. But especially with the resurgence of female rap, more and more white girls have turned away […]