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Can't Talk | June 28, 2017

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By day, this Mexican-born feminist works in fundraising for a nonprofit healthcare organization. By night, she cries about elves and Hamilton. Vianey enjoys talking about social theory, bad puns, good fanfiction, and being emotionally compromised by BioWare. You can find her on Twitter: @VeeAhKnee.

All Tied Up for 6/23/2017

June 23, 2017 |

Summer is here, and so far it’s hot and miserable. Check out what we’ve been doing to avoid going outside.





Take one look through my Twitter feed, and you’ll probably be able to tell … Read More

Let’s Talk About Love

February 23, 2017 |

Valentine’s Day may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about the languages of love—all five of them. If you’re not familiar with the five love languages, the concepts come from Gary Chapman’s 1995 book “The … Read More

Facing the Music

January 28, 2017 |

Sometimes, doing the things you enjoy takes a lot of work.

I used to think that hobbies were simple things that required little effort, something you could do without thinking to pass the time. As a kid, the word … 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

All Tied Up for November 20, 2016

November 20, 2016 |


This week we have to swap furniture sets between the biggest kid’s room and the guest room, and we need to go to Costco to purchase (and then back home to prep) for our annual Friendsgiving … Read More

What Trump Can’t Take Away

November 15, 2016 | | One Comment

On November 7, as a newly naturalized American citizen, I voted in my very first election. I was thrilled. I was voting for the first woman president! To say that it was a historic moment would be an understatement.


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All Tied Up for November 6, 2016

November 8, 2016 |

The month of November means Extra Life and NaNoWriMo for many! The same goes for the staff at Can’t Talk Media.


Last weekend, I streamed “Dragon Age: Inquisition” for 15 hours straight … Read More

Can’t Talk: All Tied Up for October 7th, 2016

October 10, 2016 |


I am spending the next week in Disneyworld, provided hurricane and airports cooperate, so I won’t be too busy with media. I did download John Scalzi’s new novella “The Dispatcher” to listen to on … Read More

Dare to Share

October 7, 2016 |

If you’re like me, depression can be easy to ignore for years.

“This is just a bad week.”

“I haven’t seen my friends because I’ve been too busy.”

“Everyone feels like this sometimes. It’s not really depression.”

“Someone else … Read More