1. Pretty Dancey This is perfect. (And yes, I am a serious dance addict. Which isn’t the same as being a bunhead. Is there a word for people who love watching dance?) 2. Misty Copeland’s Under Armour Commercial Werk, girl. 3. McAlister’s Sweet Tea It’s just so delicious. And they’ve gotten smart and… Continue reading friday things.
1. Love and Other Foreign Words This book made me all kinds of happy. It’s about a girl who is a genius and, in the wake of her sister’s engagement and general teenage hormones kicking in, is attempting to understand love. It’s deeply funny and smart (obis) and full of characters that you want… Continue reading friday things.
I’m pretty sure my soul mate is Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And this year at San Diego Comic-Con, toy company Funko has an SDCC exclusive Pop Vinyl Buffy figure. AND I NEEDS IT. Unfortunately, I’m not at SDCC. But I know that some of you are. And I’m hoping that through the magic of the Internet and… Continue reading The Things I Will Do for Buffy.
1. FEMALE THOR. This. Is. EVERYTHING. 2. Tom Hiddleston Because Tom Hiddleston. 3. Finding Carter So, I’ve watched the first three episodes of this and think that I like it. I mean, I kind of loathe the main character—the titular Carter—as she is The Worst times a thousand, but there’s a precocious, hilarious younger… Continue reading friday things.
Hi. It’s Monday. Not Friday. But today’s edition of Friday Things is happening on Monday. Which is sort of mean of me. But. #sorrynotsorry 1. Begin Again If this movie is playing near you, GO SEE IT. It’s wonderful. 2. Justin Peck named Choreographer at NYC Ballet This makes my heart so incredibly happy. I’ve seen… Continue reading friday (monday) things.
*Speakers by Sam Hunt *The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby I will watch the hell out of this movie. *Lindy West’s Review of The Notebook This might be the most hilarious thing I’ve ever read. *Happy Fourth of July! I hope everyone has a fun and safe weekend! If you find yourself bored… Continue reading friday things.
* The Queen hung out by the Iron Throne. She knew sitting on it would make the Internet explode, so she refrained. Really, she was just thinking of us. *Pentatonix are going to play the rival a capella group in PITCH PERFECT 2!!!! This is seriously THE BEST. *I bought… Continue reading friday things.
This is the most important quiz you will ever take.* Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray I realize I’m sort of late to the party with this stuff, because I’m kind of cheap and don’t really like spending more than $10 on stuff for my hair. But I went crazy the other day… Continue reading friday things.
Today I’m introducing a new feature on this here blog: friday things. On Fridays, I’ll share stuff that I’ve enjoyed this week, be it books, music, photos, TV shows, movies, weird conversations—you get the drift. It’ll be an opportunity for me to share things that have made me smile or brought a little bit of… Continue reading friday things.
I’m often asked by friends/family/random people on the subway why I enjoy reading books that are “kid books.” Normally respond by glaring at the person for a moment for their unnecessary judgment and condescension by even asking the question, and then explaining that I read what I enjoy reading. Sometimes it’s an illustrated children’s… Continue reading Why I Read YA.