The Straight Outta Compton Cinematic Universe

With news that the “Straight Outta Compton” movie biopic of N.W.A. made more than $60 million last weekend (Aug. 14-16), thoughts (the need for greed) naturally turned to a sequel. With rumors buzzing about a follow-up focusing on rappers Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur (“Straight Outta Compton: Age of Dogg Pound”?), how else can Universal Pictures… Read More The Straight Outta Compton Cinematic Universe

The Waiting Game

If you’re out in the dating world, I salute you. As a fellow person in the singles bunker, numerous enemies are advancing on our base: smug couples; nagging parents (except you, Mom!); biological clocks; and terrible singles. This last threat is the most dire to our singlehood, as they are supposed to be our brothers… Read More The Waiting Game

Why I’m Disappointed in the Philadelphia Amtrak Train

Yesterday,  über-edgy news outlet VICE published a writer’s racial cry for help in the form of the thinkpiece “Why I’m Disappointed in Mindy Kaling“. The long-winded rant boiled down to the fact that Kaling, the actress/creator of “The Mindy Project”, was not being Indian enough for the author’s liking. I’m glad that there are websites… Read More Why I’m Disappointed in the Philadelphia Amtrak Train