10 Years Later: A ‘Community’ Retrospective

By | January 2nd, 2020|Fiona's Posts, Pop Culture, Television|

"I can't count the reasons I should stay, One by one they all just fade away" -"At Least It Was Here," The 88  Community has been off the air for four years. The show first aired in September of 2009 with a tightly constructed plan: the story was meant to last for six seasons and [...]

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10 Years Later: A ‘Glee’ Retrospective

By | January 2nd, 2020|Fiona's Posts, Pop Culture, Television|

The road to success is not a straight path. This is arguably the message of Glee--a show that, at the time broke boundaries and challenged cultural norms. It starts out like many underdog shows. The first episode of Glee shows us spunky, bright-eyed misunderstood artists, ready to take on high school. Even their teacher, William [...]

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‘Instant Hotel’ Teams As ‘Vampire: The Masquerade’ Clans

By | August 9th, 2019|Fiona's Posts, Lists, Pop Culture, Roleplaying Games, Television|

The question on everyone's mind while watching Netflix and Seven Network's Australian reality series Instant Hotel is, of course, what clan from Vampire: The Masquerade are each of the teams? Fear not, fellow Australian Reality TV fans. The guide to every Instant Hotel team's VtM clan is finally here. Terry & Anita - Assamite This [...]

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The Drawbacks Of Positive Fandoms

By | July 23rd, 2019|DnD, Fiona's Posts, Pop Culture|

I have started and stopped writing and deleted this post many times over the past two years. Hopefully I'll make it to the end this time. I started again this time because I've seen increasing numbers of Critters (fans of Critical Role) come forward and say "this community has not welcomed me." There are increasingly [...]

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‘Cats’ Will Be The Height Of Cinema

By | July 23rd, 2019|Fiona's Posts, Movies|

Spoilers for Cats: The Musical Cancel all other movies. The Cats trailer is out. This trailer is absurd. The cats have unsettling human noses and how cat-like they are is incredibly inconsistent. But still, the trailer is on brand for Cats. For those unaware of the plot of cats, it's about a night where Jellicle [...]

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Let’s pet Ghost, a very good boy

By | May 7th, 2019|Pop Culture|

THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR GAME OF THRONES S8E4 On the latest episode of Game of Thrones, Jon did the unthinkable - he left his loyal companion Ghost behind, sending him with Tormund to go live a new life beyond the wall. It was intended to be a sad but touching moment - a practical [...]

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