Several nights ago I was watching Bob’s Burgers, when I realized that it continues in a tradition that many cartoons do. This tradition is that the characters never age, but still experience multiple years of existence. They all have pasts and presumably futures in which they will not be the same age, but they never […]Read more "Bob’s Burgers, a Tale of Multiple Universes or Repeating Years?"
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As much as I love drinking and making coffee, by far the best part of my job as a barista is the people I meet every morning. And among all the great interactions I’ve had, I would say the most notable person I’ve met is MelRo. Miss MelissaRoshan Potter started coming…
Before I get started with the details, I want to clarify that I have read the novel, listened to the stage production through Spotify, and watched the movie version of the musical (2012). I will be talking specifically about story changes, so critique or praise for the production will have to come another day. Beyond […]Read more "Revision: Les Misérables The Musical"
Before I get started, I would like to state that I have not read all of everything published in regards to Middle Earth, so if this is old news or not possible, based on whether it is explicitly stated or denied in the text, then just regard it as a fun theory that has become […]Read more "Hobbit Fan Theory: Why Gandalf Chose Bilbo for Adventure"
The other night I was going to an event with two of my very best friends. While there, someone who had already met them before ended up running into us. They ended up sitting next to me during this event. After the initial greetings between them and our mutual friends they turned to me. “Have […]Read more "Introductions: The Journey that Led Me to You"
Have you ever noticed how, when you are watching a documentary, you always root for the animal whose narrative you are being told? This became evident to me while watching an episode of Planet Earth that was showing the narrative of a polar bear who was struggling to find food. This bit was stationed nearby, […]Read more "Narratives"
There are a great many people out there who agree that when Peter Jackson was directing The Hobbit he made a great many mistakes, changed too many things in ways that were unsatisfactory, and did an overall poor job of translating the story to film. I definitely agree with a lot of these allegations, but […]Read more "Revision: The Hobbit (Peter Jackson adaptation)"
Alright, so I have had this idea for a while that revision, which is often treated as being untrue to the source material, is at times necessary. Now, before you start explaining with examples like the scene in Goblet of Fire when Dumbledore asks Harry about putting his name in the goblet, I would like […]Read more "Revision Part 1: An Introduction to the Series"
There are times, when we are having a conversation with someone, and we are trying to make a point or communicate a problem or issue that we are having. Much of the time when this is happening, particularly with those who do not share our perspective, a common communication issue pops up where both parties […]Read more "Communication Part 8: Are you even listening? How to communicate understanding"
A while back, not too long after I got a shorter than usual haircut, an acquaintance that I knew very little about asked me if I was transgender. I was frankly hurt by this. I have a very complicated relationship with my gender and with even knowing or understanding it. The issue goes all the […]Read more "Communication Part 7: Questions. Like, how do they work?"