Ace of Spades Book Review

There are so many books out there in the world with amazing authors connected to them, and Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé is one of them. Her debut novel, Ace of Spades, was released in June 2021, and I can assure you that anyone who decides to read this will not be disappointed. This dark thriller has amazing settings, characters that can never be considered dull, and a plot … Continue reading Ace of Spades Book Review

Dune Movie Review

Dune is a science fiction/adventure movie that came out on October 22nd, 2021, starring Timothee Chalamett and Zendaya. The movie is a bit lengthy at 2 hours and 35 minutes. For an over two-hour-long movie, it wasn’t as dull as others that are longer than the average film.  Dune focuses on the main protagonist, Paul Atreides, who along with his family wants to conquer another … Continue reading Dune Movie Review

Social Media “Slacktivism”

“Performative activism” is probably a term that you have heard over the past year. Performative activism is often described as: the use of activism on social media for the sake of an increase in social status, rather than activism for the sake of change. Over the past year, there seems to have been a trend born from this type of activism. The number of times … Continue reading Social Media “Slacktivism”

The Woman in the Window: Movie Review

*If you suffer from severe anxiety, I would recommend watching this with an adult.  In the new Netflix movie “The Woman in the Window,” Dr. Anna Fox (played by Amy Adams) has severe anxiety and agoraphobia (fear of leaving the house). She spends her time watching the neighborhood from her windows. A new family across the street moves in and seems very friendly. A few … Continue reading The Woman in the Window: Movie Review