Fiction Story · Thoughts

My Lady Jane: A Book Review

When I decided to read Cynthia Hand,‎ Brodi Ashton,‎ Jodi Meadows 2017 book My Lady Jane I was draw in by the description of it being similar to The Princess Bride. The other thing that caught my attention was the story of Lady Jane Grey.

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Films · Real life Story · Thoughts

It is an artist’s duty to reflect the times.-Nina Simone

With the arrival of Cynthia Mort’s (blasphemous) biopic Nina, I think it is high time that I turn some of my anger on the subject of misrepresentation towards a well written blog post. I also think now is a good time to reflect on  my deep respect for the creative genius of artists and change makers.

The other night I gathered a few friends and watched the Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?  Continue reading “It is an artist’s duty to reflect the times.-Nina Simone”

Thoughts · Travel

Everybody Lies-Dr. Gregory House (House M.D)

House-Md-Tv-Series-Everybody-Lies-QuotesIn today’s world students are being taught to brand themselves, to create a social media presences that speaks to the good qualities about yourself. The media is informing our world, especially for Americans. While when job hunting it is always important to put your best foot forward, why must we jazz up the truth with fancy words and perfect organization? In some ways this makes me think about the tv show House. Dr. House is convinced that everybody lies and that the only way to find out the truth about someone is to ask another person close to them. While I don’t hold anywhere near such dark ideas about the human condition, I do  think that his statement holds a lot of truth. Isn’t that why employers ask for references? They need someone other than you to confirm what is being said. Continue reading “Everybody Lies-Dr. Gregory House (House M.D)”

Real life Story · Thoughts

An Article has Art

Last night I convinced a few of my friends to come with me to a comedy performance done by Aamer Rahman. In the past four years I have become increasingly more interested in satirical jokes that get the audience thinking and engaging with culture. I am a firm believer in the power of education, next to prayer it is something that has the power to completely change the world. Continue reading “An Article has Art”