TV Series Review: I Am The Night

The Black Dahlia Murder of 1947 has fascinated detectives and amateurs alike for years. There are few people in America who haven't heard of the horrific murder of Elizabeth Short, known more commonly as the Black Dahlia. But most probably don't know anything about one of the main suspects: George Hodel. I love true crime … Continue reading TV Series Review: I Am The Night

The Valentine’s Day Book Tag

I know, I know, I'm two days late with this post (Valentine's Day was Thursday, for reference). However, I am writing this post on Valentine's Day, in my defense, and I wanted to do another fun book tag. Holiday-themed book tags are some of my favorites. I found this tag on The Sassy Book Geek, … Continue reading The Valentine’s Day Book Tag

Movie Review: Escape From the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story

In 1887, American journalist Nellie Bly, who was twenty-three at the time, decided to fake insanity to be admitted into the Women's Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island (right off the coast of New York City). She was inside ten days before she was rescued, and then she wrote of her experiences in the book Ten … Continue reading Movie Review: Escape From the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story

A Concerning Trend in Japanese Dramas

I've been trying to get back into watching more Japanese dramas recently. When I first became interested in Asian dramas, it was through Japanese dramas (around 2009). Think of shows like Bloody Monday, Gokusan, Hana Yori Dango, etc. These were what got me interested in Asian dramas in general. But over the years, I haven't … Continue reading A Concerning Trend in Japanese Dramas

Chinese Drama Tropes I’m Sick Of

I love Chinese dramas, and within the last couple of years I've been watching way more than is probably good for my health. However, the more I watch, the more I realize there are certain clichés that I see a lot in different dramas that I'm so over. A quick disclaimer before I get into … Continue reading Chinese Drama Tropes I’m Sick Of

Book Review: The Alienist by Caleb Carr

No, this is not a book about aliens, as the title might make you surmise. Instead, it is a historical mystery about a psychologist, known at the time as an “alienist.” I was introduced to this book through its TV series adaptation released early in 2018, starring Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, and Daniel Bruhl. I … Continue reading Book Review: The Alienist by Caleb Carr

TV Series Review: Riverdale

This series has been on my radar since it started airing at the beginning of 2017. And since the third season just started, I thought it would be the perfect time to binge-watch the first two seasons. There is one main reason I avoided this drama like wildfire and one reason I finally decided to … Continue reading TV Series Review: Riverdale

Korean Drama Review: Second Twenties

It’s been a while since I did a review which was not for a book and since I absolutely love foreign TV shows, particularly ones from China and Korea, I thought I’d share with you guys my thoughts about another one I just finished. Release: Aug. — Oct. 2015 Episode Count: 16 episodes. Plot Synopsis: … Continue reading Korean Drama Review: Second Twenties