Quick Hits: November 27 – December 3

I really enjoyed this piece about costume designer Jenny Eagen, who should be in the conversation come awards season: https://ew.com/movies/costume-designer-jenny-eagen-glass-onion-knives-out-story-interview/

Badass Women of Rock

Originally published in 2021, edited for content and clarity. Rock and roll remains a man’s world – women make up less than 8% of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame membership – but that doesn’t mean women don’t know how to rock. Women may still struggle to be recognized for their contributions, but theseContinue reading “Badass Women of Rock”

The 27 Club

This post was originally published in April 2021. It has been edited for content and clarity. ***** CONTENT WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS REFERENCES TO MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES, EATING DISORDERS, SUICIDE, DRUG ABUSE, OVERDOSE, DROWNING, AND MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS ***** In April 1994, Kurt Cobain died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, becoming GenerationContinue reading “The 27 Club”

80s Soundtrack Jams A-Z

As an avid fan of film and music, not much makes me happier than a movie soundtrack. And as a Gen-Xer, I am particularly fond of 80s movie soundtracks. From pop-rock to synth-pop, ska to funk to power pop, the following songs were an integral part of my formative years. Not every song on thisContinue reading “80s Soundtrack Jams A-Z”

Quick Hits: November 10

On a personal note, I apologize that it’s been so long since my last post. I’m still job hunting and it’s not going very well. It hasn’t left me much time for writing, and it’s been nearly impossible for me to concentrate. I’ve worked on a couple things but couldn’t create anything publish-worthy. But IContinue reading “Quick Hits: November 10”

Legend: Angela Lansbury

Dame Angela Lansbury has died at the age of 96. A five-time Tony winner, three-time Oscar nominee, and eighteen-time Emmy nominee, Lansbury was an icon of the stage and screen and one of the most beloved actors of all time. Angela Brigid Lansbury was born on October 16, 1925, in Regent’s Park, London. Her fatherContinue reading “Legend: Angela Lansbury”