Yes. At face value Carly Rae Jepsen’s 2019 album, Dedicated, and 2020 album-length EP, Dedicated Side B, may appear to be perfect complementary objects for Jandy Nelson’s 2014 YA novel, I’ll Give You The Sun. But I’m here to tell you that you’re wrong. They’re more than that. I’m here to tell you that Dedicated… Continue reading did Carly Rae Jepsen write ‘Dedicated’ and ‘Dedicated Side B’ about ‘I’ll Give You The Sun?’
I am a connoisseur of fanfic. I’ve spent more hours reading fanfic than I would care to admit, and through my tireless labour I have come up with a definitive list of the best fanfic tropes ever. Sure, you may think ‘but why does she have the final say on the matter?’ and the answer… Continue reading fanfic tropes that make me lose it
Obviously, the answer is: YES. I would like to begin by reiterating that the Barbie franchise is inherently good, and I won’t hear any criticism on that front. That being said, SOME of the movies are most definitely NOT good. Obviously, the early fantasy-based films are the best, but there is one universal underlying problem… Continue reading are animal sidekicks the hidden villains of the Barbie films?
Look, Theo Decker is gay. Listen, Theo Decker is not happy about the fact that he’s gay. Or more precisely, he’s not at a place where he’s willing to accept his sexuality (we’ve all been there). He’s a tangled knot of trauma and grief, written in such a specific way that I feel like our… Continue reading a close reading of a passage from ‘The Goldfinch’ that makes me feel insane