20-Something · cosplay · life

What You Should Know About Cosplay

Cosplay is a beautiful, beautiful expression of art – of love and talent.  There is something empowering in building something with your hands (be it buying, making, commissioning). This post has been in the works for almost three months – so much research and love has gone into this that I hope it is (in some…… Continue reading What You Should Know About Cosplay

20-Something · bettering self · christmas · life

Christmas Thoughts

I always like to look at Christmas as the time of year to start anew. There are all these thoughts floating through my head about all these different projects I would like to start (some I need to finish): getting a t-shirt line going on redbubble and society6, starting a YouTube channel for bookish (nerdy)…… Continue reading Christmas Thoughts

20-Something · bettering self · change · life

The Unending Battle to Become Perfect

If there was a graph out there that had the fluctuations of how often pixie cuts came back into style, I would probably post it here, but I could not find one to prove my point. American culture (especially the one that exists online) is OB-freaking-SESSED with looking perfect. If you have ever noticed, whatever…… Continue reading The Unending Battle to Become Perfect

budget · change · college · culture · life · movies · review

A Brutally Honest Review of Justice League The Movie

When you, as a person with the ability to influence society/culture, use your position to gratuitously sexualize something that has proven (or not intended) to not be so you are in the wrong. There is so much they could have done with this movie, but let’s just sit back and let Superman handle it cuz…… Continue reading A Brutally Honest Review of Justice League The Movie

writing

National Novel Writing Month: Day One

Today, the first day of November, is important for several reasons (to this blogger: two reasons in particular): yesterday was Halloween (which means: THANKSGIVING IS ALMOST HERE) and today is the first day of National Novel Writing Month. What is National Novel Writing Month (or: NaNoWriMo, for short)? You, as a participant, write 2000+ words…… Continue reading National Novel Writing Month: Day One

20-Something · author · bettering self · change · cosplay · life

Arwen Evenstar (Elven) Makeup Dupes for the Cosplayer on a Budget

This is the blog post nobody asked for, but I needed.  So, I’m putting my 6+ hours of research to use by pounding out a much-needed blog post (that is not on a topic themed to my blog AT ALL, but YOLO). I have been fighting a severe bout of tendinitis.  Since I was laid…… Continue reading Arwen Evenstar (Elven) Makeup Dupes for the Cosplayer on a Budget