Summer’s colors and emotions pop out in UMI’s “Introspection”

“Introspection” is her second video project, followed by the EP called “Love Language”. In this production, UMI displays her music in another way, less fictional and more pragmatical, with tangible events that occur in everyday lives. In addition to the message, UMI released this work of hers at the beginning of summer, a season known for its freedom and solar beauty. Now more than ever, this is both a time of action – think about the Black Lives Matter movement, along with the November’s elections, and other political decisions – and a time of reflection – where we can re-explore ourselves and our identities. Continue reading Summer’s colors and emotions pop out in UMI’s “Introspection”

Issa’s “Insecure” ended. Michaela’s new series is the next go-to!

Dear readers, Yesterday night Issa Rae left our screens with a big plot twist on Insecure. Lawrence seemed to have gotten his behavior and mind altogether, but life got in the middle of his love bubble with Issa in it. … Continue reading Issa’s “Insecure” ended. Michaela’s new series is the next go-to!

MyCrynicles by Juvenile Studio: the web series we all need it to catch up on

Dear readers, Scouting talents should be my second job, if not my first one. I want to share with you a new web-series I’ve found on Twitter a couple of months ago during quarantine: Sierra McKie‘s MyCrynicles. Before I do that, allow me to write a preamble. One thing I’m scared of and I really haven’t thought about it for a long time is falling in love. I’ve been so busy with school, occupied with my own well-being and social activism, that I almost forgot what romance is. I’m becoming more and more numb when it comes to romantic love. … Continue reading MyCrynicles by Juvenile Studio: the web series we all need it to catch up on

Issa and Molly from Insecure are a mirror of some of my college friendships

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

From Gail Collins to American colorism: academic thoughts that are linked and spark in the creative scene

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