Dear readers, I’ve caught up with HBO’s series Insecure, by Issa Rae. I must admit that my friends were right in telling me to get on it, because Issa’s adventures are pretty much some kind of material I can get … Continue reading Issa and Molly from Insecure are a mirror of some of my college friendships
Dear readers, Class of 2020 has graduated and here we are with a diploma in the air: congratulations! Although many of us are happy and relieved, some of these graduates feel a bit somber and unsure of their future. Maybe … Continue reading It’s Monday and I don’t go to school anymore
Cari lettori, La commedia all’italiana, il romanticismo di un rinomato Federico Moccia, una colonna sonora eclettica – fra pop, rap, e i classici italiani come Mina, ma non solo: questi sono gli ingredienti della serie Summertime, disponibile su Netflix, prodotta da … Continue reading SUMMERTIME di Netflix Italia: ci siamo, ma non finiamola qui
Dear readers, Seniorities is a thing and probably post-graduation anxiety are on the horizon. I shouldn’t be so cynical while I’m approaching to my college diploma, but I wouldn’t be honest if I would simply say that I’m doing fine. … Continue reading #StoryTellingAsResistance: How does the English language reflect its speakers’ culture?
Dear readers, A new month in 2020 has approached, the fifth one. How are we all feeling? Probably not the best. Creatives might still be stuck in their homes or towns looking up to inspirations. Journalists keep writing and have … Continue reading How do I sharp my motivation as a writer
Dear readers, The last weekend of April 2020 has debuted with an unnecessary and tactless comment made by President Trump. During his last Thursday press conference, Trump has suggested to drink and make injections of disinfectant in order to combat … Continue reading Impeachment or “Imbleachment”? This and other stories from the last weekend of April
Dear readers, If you know me, you are probably familiar with my passion for art and animation, which combined bear cartoons. In fact, watching adult or teen-aged cartoons is one of my favorite hobbies. I like admiring the art and … Continue reading Friends, fashion, and family in DARIA
Dear readers, I got the chance to read and discuss three chapters of a book for one of my Civic Engagement classes. The book is called “When Everything Changed” by Gail Collins (2009) narrates the stories of different and several … Continue reading From Gail Collins to American colorism: academic thoughts that are linked and spark in the creative scene
Dear readers, This week Netflix launched a new series called #blackAF by American screenwriter and producer Kenya Barris, with Rashida Jones as an actress and executive producer in the joint, as Spike Lee would say. I was curious to watch … Continue reading #blackAF: is it good because it’s black?
Dear readers, Working in the media industry as content creators or reporters always makes you think about the stuff that you write, post, share, execute and ultimately question its worth. Creatives are in the same boat, including models, actors, and … Continue reading How can you benefit from your creativity and not feel guilty about it?