#NotMyAriel is BS and Here’s Why

I posted just a few days ago about the casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action Little Mermaid adaption. It was a quick post and it was really all I ever planned on saying about the matter. But with the new hashtag #NotMyAriel somehow trending, I've suddenly found myself in the position…

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Speaking of The Little Mermaid

Perhaps it's fate--though really, it's probably just irony--that somehow I bring up The Little Mermaid in my last post and the next thing I know I see an announcement on Twitter regarding the fact that Halle Bailey has just been cast as Ariel for Disney's live-action remake! Sadly, but not surprisingly, this has already brought the racists…

Depression and Audiobooks in the Morning

I don't talk about this often, really, since my depression is just that. My depression. And while I consider myself fairly open with my readers, this has always been an area of my life that I've kept private. In fact, it's so private that I almost never even discuss it with my boyfriend, preferring instead…

In Light of the J. K. Rowling Scandal (-ish?)

It's always fun (read: not) to come across new information about an author that really clues you into some awful behavior or beliefs on their end. I've begun to look at things such as this with a sort of reluctant acceptance after a while. You see, no one wants the authors of their favorite books…