Posts tagged "star wars"

Carrie Fisher is dead and 2016 can officially go f**k itself

Carrie Fisher is dead and 2016 can officially go f**k itself
It’s a very rare occurrence indeed when a celebrity death shakes me to my very core. When the news was broken to me that Carrie Fisher died, it was as if all the happiness was drained from my being, like a Dementor in Harry Potter siphoning off the joy that I began this morning with.... Read more »

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)
The release of a new Stephen King novel is a fête in the twisted universe that is my existence. The first King novel I read was ten years ago and, oddly enough, it was one of his longest: IT. My sister, who was about nine when I was two or three years old, loved to torment... Read more »

Graduation: A Reflection

Graduation: A Reflection
There are several moments in one’s life that hold great personal significance. The first steps, the sixteenth birthday, the first sip of booze – all of them figure greatly into our developmental process. These rights of passage are a sort of checkpoint, affirming that we’re on the right path. One of those moments in life... Read more »
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The Age of The Uninformed or "If it's not on Facebook, it's not news!"

The Age of The Uninformed or "If it's not on Facebook, it's not news!"
I remember the first day, at the beginning of high school, that Facebook came into prominence. My friend said that I simply must get one, because it had become de rigeur in the sacred sects of the echelon of the high school elite. I created my profile in haste, having already been initiated into the... Read more »