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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

Taking Action

November 29, 2016 |

All of us at Can’t Talk have been struggling for weeks over how to react to the election results here in the US. We’re not certain of anything except that we’re afraid and angry about what may happen in the … Read More