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Who said it: Kanye West or Jean-Paul Sartre?

Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher and existential nihilist, who in 1964, turned down the Nobel Prize in Literature, because “Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time”. Kidding! That’s something another great philosopher and nihilist, Kanye West, said to Taylor Swift in the 2009 VMAs. Kanye West is an American rapper who’s…… Continue reading Who said it: Kanye West or Jean-Paul Sartre?

General · TV shows

TV show review: La Casa de Papel, a binge-worthy Spanish heist show.

Look, I’m no one to tell you how to live your life, but what are you even doing if you haven’t watched La Casa de Papel yet? This is a Spanish heist show that Netflix added in December 2017. After Netflix Germany’s amazing sci-fi TV show Dark, I’ve started watching more international shows. La Casa…… Continue reading TV show review: La Casa de Papel, a binge-worthy Spanish heist show.

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The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.

There comes a moment in every book blogger’s life where they turn around, look at all the review copies they haven’t got around to reading yet, and wonder what the hell were they thinking. Here are the 5 stages of dealing with your ever-increasing TBR pile. Stage 1: Denial This is where you go numb.…… Continue reading The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.

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Where HAVE I been? Beds empty! No note! Car gone!

Hiya! *waves aggressively* You know me. I blog about books. I write posts that my sister and one friend find funny, which obviously makes me a very humorous person. I occasionally lurk on your blogs and leave comments that I hope are witty, but probably just come across as weird. I’ve been slacking off on…… Continue reading Where HAVE I been? Beds empty! No note! Car gone!

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Billy Shakes with live music at Atlanta’s Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

One of Atlanta’s must-visit attractions is The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, a tavern-style theater where amazing actors put on Shakespeare performances. Since it’s the holidays, they’re putting on A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens’ Spirit of Christmas novella/communist manifesto. My sister and I went to yesterday’s performance of A Christmas Carol. We had purchased three tickets online…… Continue reading Billy Shakes with live music at Atlanta’s Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

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Rare books, cats, and my loosened purse strings at Atlanta Vintage Books.

Hiya nerds! I’m in Atlanta for a month-long vacation (my sister just had a baby here!) and we went down to an independent bookstore, Atlanta Vintage Books yesterday. And I have to say, they had me at the sign in front of the bookstore. Be still, my heart! I’ve been to a lot of bookstores…… Continue reading Rare books, cats, and my loosened purse strings at Atlanta Vintage Books.

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Jane Austen made bawdy jokes and I can’t even.

You know Jane Austen. Author of timeless classics such as Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. Writer of realistic stories with brilliant social commentary. Overall supercalifragilisticexpialidocious human whose signature wit is responsible for her books still remaining in print. In what other romantic story would you find gems such as this? “It is your turn…… Continue reading Jane Austen made bawdy jokes and I can’t even.