Monsters in Media: A History

Recently, Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water, a film set in the sixties about a mute woman who falls in love with a ‘fish-man’ being experimented on by the government, won Best Picture and Best Director at the Oscar Awards. It’s one of those rare movies where the monster is the good guy; it’s definitely very different from the monster movies of the fifties … Continue reading Monsters in Media: A History

Can Technology Truly Affect Your Emotional Intelligence?

Everyone has something called Emotional Intelligence (EI) which means one, as an individual, has the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and emphatically. This basically means that we, as humans, can recognize, understand, and manage our own emotions. With how much we use technology nowadays, we barely have face-to-face conversations. This cuts down our ability … Continue reading Can Technology Truly Affect Your Emotional Intelligence?

Unpopular Opinion: Lana Del Rey is Overrated

Elizabeth Grant, better known as Lana Del Rey, is an American singer-songwriter familiar for her fifties and sixties Americana aesthetic and theatrical style of songwriting. Her debut album “Born to Die” peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 200 albums chart. Her most well known songs are “Young and Beautiful” and “Video Games.” From the beginning of her career, she was held up as … Continue reading Unpopular Opinion: Lana Del Rey is Overrated