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All Of It

December 23, 2016 | | One Comment

We keep talking about how hard this year has been, and it has been—for personal reasons and for world-breaking fascist regime sort of reasons. Those reasons are real, for each of us, and we have every reason to be tired … Read More

It Was a Very Strange Year

December 22, 2016 |

Normally when I write my end of year reviews, I go over the movies I’ve watched and rate the five or 10 best, make Academy Award predictions, and discuss the films that have been announced that I am most looking … Read More

Nat’s Best of 2016: Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

December 21, 2016 |

I almost didn’t bother writing about what I considered the best of this past year because I’m not-so-secretly yearning for a giant meteor. OK, that’s melodramatic, but right now everything hurts, and there’s no end to said hurting in sight. … Read More

Do-It-Yourself Holiday Letter

December 21, 2016 |

Please welcome back CenterlineAP for a light-hearted holiday letter idea.

As an introvert in a family of extroverts who expect at the very least holiday correspondence from their ghost of a sister/daughter/cousin. I struggle with this, so this is my attempt … Read More

Sometimes I Read Happy Books, OK

December 20, 2016 |

I read a lot of books this year (116 and counting).

There was a good mix of literary and genre fiction—though much of it ranged from sad to outright snot-busters.

Still, some of it was sweet or even hopeful. So … Read More

My Happy Place is “Stardew Valley”

December 19, 2016 | | 2 Comments

At this point, there is no doubt in anyone’s mind that 2016 has been a fucking dumpster fire of a year. Between an election that tore people apart, many of our beloved celebrities passing away, and other various terrible things … Read More

SWTOR: Knights of the Eternal Throne Thoughts

December 9, 2016 |

Completing “SWTOR’s Knights of the Eternal Throne” (“KOTET”) was a bittersweet moment for me. It’s a feeling I’m used to experiencing in single-player RPGs, beloved television shows, and novels—not MMOs. It’s been two years (give or take) since the seeds … Read More

Life Is Messy

December 8, 2016 |

Please welcome Kayte, co-host and editor of On Pins and Needles, for an awesome piece on alternative relationships.

I don’t fit in boxes very well. When people have asked me where I belong, I never seem to have a good … Read More

Concerns about Women’s March on Washington

December 6, 2016 |

In my post-election article, I encouraged readers to use their compassion to take action and get involved. I cited the Women’s March on Washington (known as the Million Women March at the time of publishing) as a peaceful protest that … Read More

A Mexican’s Thoughts on “Ghosts”

December 1, 2016 |

Living in the northeastern part of the United States, I often find myself getting very nostalgic for my Mexican culture. When a book, game, or movie celebrating Mexican traditions and customs appears on my radar, I leap at the chance … Read More