Finally, a Marvel movie with a female lead! I’m somewhat annoyed that DC beat Marvel to the punch, but at least now they are equal. Here are, in my opinion, the best parts of Captain Marvel. Continue reading
April’s Post of the Month is Mei-Mei‘s “National Poetry Month: Dog Songs by Mary Oliver.” I thought her interpretation of the words “be somewhere,” was beautiful. I used to have two cats, Jack and Gladys, that I grew up with from the time I was a toddler. Gladys passed away in my junior year of high school, and Jack in my senior year. The next year, I went off to college, so it wasn’t as if I would have been able to hang out with them any more if they were still alive. However, they still would have existed somewhere, and that seems to matter.
After having reviewed seven other movies and TV shows (magic number!), I have found a movie about which I can’t write anything negative. It has been about four months since I first saw Into the Spider-Verse, so I should have had plenty of time to rip it apart. In the past, I have always come up with ten negative points for each movie, so surely I could have found at least a few for this one. However, I drew a blank. Thus, instead of continuing to waste time thinking of ways to critique Into the Spider-Verse, I will move on to my reviews on Captain Marvel and End Game. Luckily, I think I can find ten good and bad points for each of those.
I know it’s a little late in April, but calculus homework doesn’t wait for nerdy blogs. For March’s Post of the Month, I picked “2007 – 2008: How Burning Man and psychedelics led me to China (Finally!)” by Ray Hecht! This was a comic that I found immensely entertaining. I am actually currently taking a class on Latin America in the Sixties, where the professor is constantly reminding us of all of the ways that the era is still present today. I definitely found that true with the counterculture in this comic.
Let’s talk about Spider-Man! I saw this movie in early January for my sister’s birthday, then watched it again in Spain (quickly learning the meanings of the words guay and espider-persona). However, I haven’t had time to write about it until now. I loved this movie, and here are my top ten reasons why.
Finally, I find time to finish my review of Iron Fist (procrastination at its finest)! While season 2 was a huge improvement over season 1, it still had a lot of room for improvement. Here are some of the worst parts of Iron Fist season 2.
I know I haven’t finished my review of Iron Fist yet, but I couldn’t resist writing about this first! At my university, there was recently a talk by Vanessa Zoltan and Ariana Nedelman, creators of the podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text. I had never heard of it before, but I went with my friends from the Quidditch team and was immediately hooked. So far I have only listened to the first four episodes, but this podcast has really excited me.
For February’s Post of the Month, I selected Parkashpencia‘s February 22 post! I felt the idea of working hard so that you have no regrets resonated with me, and I admire how productive Parkashpencia is in turning out new posts (something that I need to work on). Speaking of which, stay tuned! I haven’t had a lot of time to sit down and write, but I have reviews on Iron Fist, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Ms. Marvel to finish, as well as give my first impressions on the podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text.
I haven’t been able to post in a while because I spent January in Spain! The experience was amazing, and I especially enjoyed visiting Naboo on a Sevilla weekend trip. However, now I’m back in Cambridge, and it’s about time to get back to writing. First up are the remaining Posts of the Month!
For the final Post of the Month for 2018, I chose 5 Favorite K-pop MVs of 2018, by Mei-Mei! I don’t listen to a lot of K-pop, but I enjoy trying new music every once in a while. I especially liked “POP/STARS” and “Egotistic.”
For the January 2019 Post of the Month, I chose Sharing: Stop Apologizing For Acting Clingy — Thought Catalog by Sara Gamachu! It’s always good to start off the new year with happy feelings.
I am definitely going to be playing catch-up on blog posts for a bit, but I’m glad to be back! I’ve got to go now–Shanghai Dragons is finally winning!
2019 is coming up quick, so it’s about time to set some new goals for the new year! Most people make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, drink less, or finally organize their lives. However, such goals are too ordinary for a nerd! Having trouble coming up with the perfect nerdy resolution? Here’s a list of seven must-haves for any true geek.