Here in San Diego I am uniquely lucky to have access to so many amazing independent local stores. One of my favorite areas is North Park which features Instagram icons Coffee + Flowers and Flap Your Jacks amongst a colorful assortment of restaurants, boutiques, and coffee shops.
Little White Lies was established in 2005 as a passionate project to combine striking graphic illustration with various movie conversations. Issue 85 is the July/August issue of 2020, having been produced and distributed in a lockdown state. Besides its collection of fascinatingly specific movie articles, this issue is especially relevant due to it’s special issue statusContinue reading “Little White Lies: Issue 85”
This film depicts the last years of Vincent Van Gogh’s life, after his slight accumulance of a reputation in the Parisian city center. Willem Dafoe comes alive on screen, fully immersed in his role of the tortured artist. The devastating degradation of Van Gogh’s mental health is explored through intimate, distorted camera work. The off-kilterContinue reading “At Eternity’s Gate: Film Review”
Whether it be the dead of winter, the middle of a ravenous workday or when presented with an unexpected dinner guest; it is important to have a reliable comfort food recipe on hand. Something requiring minimal preparation, ingredients, and dirty dishes but still produces spectacular results. A trick up your sleeve, a plan B inContinue reading “Quick + easy comfort food”
Jia Tolentino’s first book, Trick Mirror, consists of meticulous yet concise essays spanning across a wide range of relevant social topics. She examines the transformation of society by the internet, our obsession with productivity and optimization, the limited roles of female characters in novels, and long held ideas and expectations of marriage. Her perspective is broad,Continue reading “Trick Mirror: Book Review”
Question: What do you call a bee that can’t make up its mind? Punchline: A maybe. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I thought I’d compile a little list of some of my favorite ways of treating myself. I think self-care is super important especially in the busy lives that me and myContinue reading “Treat Yo’ Self”
Question: What kind of shoes does a pedophile wear? Punchline: White Vans. With the first month of the new year already halfway over, I thought I’d take a second to appreciate some of my favorite creature comforts and tiny luxuries that I have discovered in 2018 or have held onto since 2017. These areContinue reading “January Favorites”
If you haven’t been to San Diego’s newest music festival but have ever desired to see Logic, Muse and P!nk in the same day – this is the festival for you. Having gone to this festival for the second time of its three-year existence, I can truly say it is only getting bigger and better.Continue reading “KaaBoo: The Jewel of Del Mar”