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For Fans of ‘Get Out’

Actor Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out

SPOILERS AHEAD-- IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN GET OUT YET, AVERT YOUR EYES!  Okay, everyone, you've been warned. This is now a spoiler zone, so let's talk about Get Out. In my opinion, this movie did an excellent job of portraying two of the most terrifying elements of real life in today's America: humans and racism. Humans! […]

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10 To Try – Graphic Novels with Lynda Barry

I don't think of myself as someone who reads comics or graphic novels, yet I am someone who faithfully clipped Ernie Pook's Comeek by Lynda Barry from the back pages of Seattle Weekly for years. This quirky strip focused on the daily adventures of young Marlys, her moody teenage sister Maybonne, and little brother Freddy […]

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10 to Try Check-In: May

10 to Try 2017 Reading Challenge

Confession: I didn't really think 10 to Try was going to  "work" for me. I read pretty broadly already (it's kind of my job, after all), so I wasn't sure I'd be trying anything different or new. But five months in, I'm finding that I'm picking up books that I might not've read otherwise - […]

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Favorite Fictional Families

They say you can pick your friends, but you can't pick your family. This may be true, but it doesn't mean that we all can't get along to some degree with our parents and other family members. And yet still, however much I love my blood relatives, I also believe in the power of the […]

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Beyond cinco de mayo: Celebrating Mexican History and Culture

In the U.S. on cinco de mayo, which means May 5th in Spanish, margaritas are half price at Mexican restaurants and bars and avocados are often sold out in stores and markets. While lots of people enjoy a cool margarita and homemade guacamole on May 5th, not many know why that day in particular is celebrated. On May 5th, 1862, […]

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