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Death to Sprues: Dead of Winter

January 12, 2017 |

We are so thrilled to welcome back guest writer Anton and his board game review series Death to Sprues! Hooray!

It has come to the point when a zombie theme in a product is actually a negative. Zombies have become … Read More

My Brand Is Despair Books

December 24, 2016 |

Hello darkness, my old friend.

Anyone who follows me on Twitter or Goodreads knows my real book brand is despair and gross sobbing.

So here are the top books I read this year that made it really difficult to get … Read More

Sometimes I Read Happy Books, OK

December 20, 2016 |

I read a lot of books this year (116 and counting).

There was a good mix of literary and genre fiction—though much of it ranged from sad to outright snot-busters.

Still, some of it was sweet or even hopeful. So … Read More

Ipsy November Unboxing: Rock Starlet

December 7, 2016 |

This month, I needed something to feel good about, no matter how small. This bag was so perfect that I call it my “unicorn” bag. I loved everything in it, and it brought a smile to my face during the … Read More

Ipsy October Unboxing: Black Magic

November 2, 2016 |


I love Halloween. It’s my all-time favorite holiday, and I love the makeup trends that generally come in with the changing seasons. That being said, despite the ultra-cute bag they came with, my products this month aren’t quite … Read More

Westworld Review – Pilot

October 20, 2016 |

Television pilot episodes seem like they’re very stressful to write. Creators need to get viewers invested in the characters, make sure the rules of the world are understood, and raise enough questions to keep people tuning in to watch. It … Read More

Ipsy September Unboxing: Glamazon

October 11, 2016 |

It’s officially autumn now, and with the season comes some of my favorite things about fashion and makeup. I can wear darker colors without boiling in the Arizona sun, and my tendency to wear witchy makeup is perfect for … Read More

Pancake Sex Book Club does “Emma: A Modern Retelling”

September 27, 2016 |

Spoiler: We kind of hated it



(Image from “Jane Austen Cover to Cover” by Margaret C. Sullivan by way of this also unfavorable review of “Emma: A Modern Retelling.”)

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The Pros and Cons of “Legion”

September 19, 2016 |

Just a couple of weeks after the release of the latest “World of Warcraft” expansion, “Legion,” the numbers are proving what many of us speculated: This expansion will be much more successful than its predecessor, “Warlords of Draenor.” While both … Read More

The Ocean Doesn’t Want Me

September 1, 2016 |

As I get older, I keep finding new reasons to dislike Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” When it first came out and I was just 5 years old, I didn’t like it because Ursula the Sea Witch scared me out of … Read More