Funday Friday: Miyazaki Madness

It doesn’t really matter what I’m doing, or when I’m doing it, I will always make time to watch one of Hayao Miyazaki’s movies. His movies just speak to me, as cliché as that sounds; the characters are so tangible, the stories are captivating, and the animation is truly magnificent. Miyazaki has always taken a…

“Stay Weird, Stay Different.”

Graham Moore’s Oscar acceptance speech on Sunday was, by far, one of the best moments from this year’s award show. His speech inspired hope and comfort, as well as community, especially for those who have always felt incongruous. For me, Moore’s speech definitely struck a nerve. I don’t like writing sob stories and making myself…

The Oscars Recap: My Favorite Moments from Hollywood’s Biggest Night

Surprisingly, I really enjoyed The Oscars this year. yes, Neil Patrick Harris was no Ellen, but as a whole, I thought that the whole award show was enjoyable. There were many brilliantly executed moment, tear-jerking moments, and wtf moments, but that’s what made it all so entertaining. And hey, I got to live-tweet for the…

Funday Friday: Flashback Edition

Ahh, the 90s. What a great time to grow up! Granted, I’m biased, considering I was born in ’92, but I wouldn’t wish for anything else. The 90s were just an excellent time for movies, video games, and TV shows, which made me into the woman I am today. To pay homage to this great…

Anime: A Grandiose Dramaturgy

It’s been years since I’ve watch anime consecutively, but there are a few things I remember distinctly: The lavish hair and clothing of each character The settings and plotlines The action and the yelling If one anime encompassed all these qualities, it would definitely be Dragonball Z. Being a 90s kid, I was very much…

Funday Friday: Valentine’s Day Edition

Tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day, and whether or not you’re in to that sort of thing, you’ve got to admit that it is a nice bright spot in a dank winter. I know V-Day can be a somewhat bittersweet holiday, but never fear! mckelodeon and Nerdy by Nature are here to help you have the most perfect…

Don’t Cry! The Oscars are Almost Here!

Be prepared! The Oscars are on their way! Just so you’re in the know, here are the major awards and their nominees: Actor in a Leading Role: Steve Carell–Fox Catcher Bradley Cooper–American Sniper Benedict Cumberbatch–The Imitation Game Michael Keaton–Birdman Eddie Redmayne–The Theory of Everything Actress in a Leading Role: Reese Witherspoon–Wild Marion Cotillard–Two Days, One…

The Great Remake Debate

Two weeks ago, everyone learned that Chris Pratt is being considered to play Indiana Jones in an upcoming remake. Needless to say, the internet was seriously buzzing. Chris Pratt has become the Hollywood golden child since Guardians of the Galaxy, and it seems like he’s in everything now. I have no problem with Chris Pratt;…

Funday Friday: All the Goodness

I was originally going to do a Star Trek edition of Funday Friday, but that has to be postponed due to ALL THE NEWS THAT’S COME OUT THE PAST TWO WEEKS. …too much enthusiasm? If you’ve been on social media lately, you might have heard about some of these nerdy developments, but here’s a Funday Friday recap…