Category: Entertainment

Costume 1: Zombie

(Or: "Braaaaaaaaaaiiiiiiinnnssssssssss") Every year, I spend ages trying to choose between a few ideas for Halloween costumes and wishing that I had more than one or two opportunities to dress up. This year, I decided to take full advantage of having this blog, and I'm going to do 12 different costume tutorials from now until ...

Favourite Halloween Episodes

(Programming note: I'll be a little light on content for the rest of the week as I prepare a number of Halloween posts for the next couple of weeks. Please bear with me!) My love for Halloween-themed media isn't limited to movies. I also spend this season watching the Halloween episodes of my favourite TV ...

The Kings and I

(or I Guess It's in Bad Taste to Say I'm His "Number One Fan"...) I read my first Stephen King novel at around 12 years old. Although my parents were relatively strict about some things (curfew, in particular), I was always given the freedom to read whatever I wanted. After tearing through The Shining, I ...

My Halloween Obsession

(or Ghosts of Halloweens Past) The first time I remember being ridiculously excited for Halloween was when I got to don my She-Ra around the age of 4. My Dad upped the cool factor even further by making me a custom wooden sword; it even had the gemstone in it! (I still have the sword, ...

Freaky Fall Flicks

My 13 (I swear that wasn't intentional) favourite scary movies for fall.

Taylor Swift: A Defense

(Or: Look What Taylor Made Me Do) So. Taylor Swift's problematically-named new single Look What You Made Me Do. I get it. That's the language of abusers. But... that's not the way that I initially saw it. Sure, when it was pointed out to me, I understood why people had a problem with that phrasing. ...

Best of 2016

  (Or: Well that was interesting...) A few weeks ago, I was at a company event that included a Reptilia booth that I was assigned to help with. I surprised myself by absolutely loving it, especially an adorable tarantula named Fluffy, who gives high fives and lets you pet her belly. When my boss came ...