Stop, drop, and roll footage! Comparing the Fyre Fest documentaries

In late spring 2017, hundreds of wealthy, millennial influencers boarded flights to the Bahamas for what was supposed to be the next up and coming music festival. Promised private villas, VIP meet and greets, five start cuisine, and breath-taking sunsets on the beach, travelers paid tens of thousands of dollars for tickets to Fyre Festival, aContinue reading “Stop, drop, and roll footage! Comparing the Fyre Fest documentaries”

The Chopped date

For as long as we’ve lived together, my husband and I have tried to keep Friday free as a date night. We’ll go out to dinner, or catch a movie, or cook together while sharing a nice bottle of wine. We’ve driven to wineries, turned our house into a mini golf course, and had ChineseContinue reading “The Chopped date”

Why I’m skeptical of “The Bachelor,” fangirling “The Bachelorette,” and ready to compromise in my own romance!

There’s nothing all that intellectual about reality TV, except that the illusion of such shows often shines a light on actual reality. Five months ago I sat on my couch, watching the finale of The Bachelor, genuinely angry. Arie proposed to one woman, Becca, and then rejected her for his “runner up,” who he then proposed toContinue reading “Why I’m skeptical of “The Bachelor,” fangirling “The Bachelorette,” and ready to compromise in my own romance!”