Book Reviews, Reviews

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister Book Review

So a while ago when they first came out, I read the Wicked books. I remember really loving the first one, but the other two were far from satisfying. After that I gave up on Gregory Maguire and moved on to different literary pastures. This past Christmas, my dad and I perused several thrift stores,… Continue reading Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister Book Review

Media Comments, Reviews, TV Show Reviews

The Good Place TV Show Recommendation Kersti Rating: 5/5 Where to Watch: The first season is on Netflix! You can also watch the newest episodes free on NBC. Honestly one of my favorite shows of recent times. The writing is amazing, hilarious, smart, consistently fresh, and exciting. It is a fun and silly romp through the afterlife, but also a… Continue reading The Good Place TV Show Recommendation

Other, Personal

How to Learn About Anything New

My best friend gave me this wisdom recently. When trying to learn about any broad subject, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information. A lot of resources assume a certain amount of prior knowledge on their subject, making them difficult to follow. It is very easy to get bogged down… Continue reading How to Learn About Anything New

Movie Reviews, Reviews

Disaster Artist Movie Recomendation Kersti Rating: 7/10 MVP: If you have seen The Room, and enjoyed how awful it was, you will love The Disaster Artist. If you haven't I HIGHLY recommend seeing The Room before you see The Disaster Artist so that you have some context. Otherwise, the movie might feel like one long inside joke that… Continue reading Disaster Artist Movie Recomendation

Guides, Personal, Rants

The Deserts of the United States

As a person who has lived a large portion of my life in a desert, there are some basic facts about the US deserts that seem to me like they should be common knowledge. But it is constantly surprising how little the average American knows about the deserts in the United States. So, I will impart… Continue reading The Deserts of the United States