Beautiful: Dear Evan of the Opera

Following the 71st Tony Awards that were held on June 11th, 2017 my social media pages exploded. My friends and family were quick to share the news that singer Ben Platt had won a Tony Award for his Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen. I was surprised to see so many of my friends excited about …

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When Dinosaurs Roamed the Earth: A Review on Jurassic World

I adore dinosaurs. In fact, I adore all things related to dinosaurs. So when Jurassic World finally hit theaters last summer, you better believe I was at the midnight showing, sporting my Jurassic Park t-shirt and sneaking in dinosaur gummy candies. Director Colin Trevorrow’s film is one I’d been anticipating since I first experienced the …

She Renames Them

Whore. Slut. Skank. Hooker. Tramp. These words, along with so many others are words that no woman wants to be called. Unfortunately, most women have been called, or have called someone one of these words. Recently, I came across a short story by Ursula K. Le Guin entitled “She Unnames Them.”  In this piece, feminist writer …

Patricia Arquette Speaks for Women at the 87th Academy Awards

In 2015, the Academy received a message at the 87th Oscars showing from one of the winners that they probably weren’t prepared to hear. Patricia Arquette, who won best supporting actress for her role in Boyhood surprised many viewers by approaching her acceptance speech with a fiery feminist flare. Surpassing Laura Dern, Keira Knightley, Emma …