Why are artists the only people we encourage to have feelings?

This article originally ran earlier this year on my personal blog. While rewatching the 2009 MGM remake of “Fame” recently (I know, why do I do this to myself, etc), I found myself watching a trope that I feel like I’ve seen a thousand times before, but had yet to be articulated. Malik (Collins Pennie) … Continue reading Why are artists the only people we encourage to have feelings?

“Bridesmaids,” “Booksmart,” and My Experience Growing Up During the Decade of Female-Led Comedies

Full transparency, I did not watch “Superbad” until last year. There was something inherently off-putting to me about it, something about the types of men and boys around me who loved it a little bit too much and for the wrong reasons. When I finally did get around to watching it, I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading “Bridesmaids,” “Booksmart,” and My Experience Growing Up During the Decade of Female-Led Comedies

CPBC #13 – Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, the three friends get together to discuss definitely the biggest blockbuster of 2019, Detective Pikachu. There is no other film that has come out this year that was more worth discussing. Just our sweet, yellow, sarcastic friend, solving crimes. Movies discussed: Detective Pikachu, Pokemon (2000) The CPBC … Continue reading CPBC #13 – Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)