Cult Classic: Heathers

I’d been hearing about the satirical black comedy Heathers for years. I finally got around to watching it after seeing it at the library (Blockbuster’s dead but the library isn’t half bad, who knew?) and wasn’t disappointed. Winona Ryder is surprisingly likeable, unclear if this is in spite of or because of the monocle, and…

Wonderful People

Sometimes it’s hard to remember that there are good people out there. Some days it seems like there’s nothing else. I had my last day of work at my summer job last week and was overwhelmed by the kind words, generosity, and support of my co-workers. Even those I barely worked with had words of…

Not Yo’ Grandma’s Brooches

Recently I’ve become obsessed with brooches. You’re probably thinking ew, but those little bedazzled pins are actually super versatile, pretty, and add a lot of flair to even the most boring outfits. They range in style to suit any tastes and are a cheap and unique way to accessorize. I have yet to encounter someone…

Going Vegetarian: Meats I’ll Miss

 I’ve never been big on meat. Sketchy at best, the idea of eating muscle fiber and the texture of meat at all stages of cooking never really appealed to me. Despite eating mostly vegetarian meals for the past year, I’ve still been having chicken and pork on occasion. This September, as I move out of…

Ranked: Harry Potter Film Series

It’s hard to compare any other film series to Harry Potter. Mostly because it was just so damn good. While Lord of the Rings may rank higher on my all-time favourites list, the Harry Potter series captured the heart of a generation in a way that no other series has. The quality across all 8…

Shit My Boss Says

A few summers ago I worked at a store owned by a couple. A typical ma and pop operation, as you might imagine, wasn’t very busy for the majority of the summer. Needless to say, there were long hours and lots of laughs. My coworkers and I got to hear the wisdom (and some unwelcome…