Category Archives: A & E

Reality Shifting 101

With the whirlwind of events that have occurred over the past year, how far would you go to escape reality? For some, they are willing to go as far as traveling to a different reality altogether. In the past couple of months, a technique known as reality shifting has gained popularity on social media sites like TikTok. Reality shifting can

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Online Thrifting: Selling on Poshmark

If you haven’t yet, check out the first Poshmark article here about how to buy on Poshmark. Selling items online may seem daunting. There’s a lot to consider such as shipping costs, packaging, listing prices, and listing fees. Poshmark eliminates a lot of these variables, making it easy to make some quick cash. The first step to selling on Poshmark

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COVID and the Oscars

The 93rd annual Academy Awards, held Sunday, April 25, saw changes in both the event and its nominations and awards.  COVID’s effect has been seen continually throughout this past year, sparing not even the most notable of award ceremonies. One of the most noticeable differences in this year’s show was the missing audience. The Oscar’s home audienced totaled somewhere around

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Pose Returns for the Last Time

After nearly three years, the ballroom lights heat up one more time for the final season of Pose. The FX drama created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuck, and Steven Canals tells the story of the New York Ballroom Scene prevalent throughout the 1980s and ‘90s. From the start, Pose made headlines as the cast featured the largest number of reoccuring

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Online Thrifting: Buying on Poshmark

As expected during a pandemic, the world of thrifting has been altered. Before Covid-19, many thrifted at stores such as Goodwill, Dorcas, or the Salvation Army to freshen their closet and homes affordably. With safety concerns and quarantine, shopping in person, especially for used clothes, is difficult. Online resale companies have solved this problem by providing an easy way to

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Review: A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder- Don’t Get Your Hopes Up Too High When Reading “BookTok” Books

TikTok, one of the leading apps in the world of social media, has a huge influence on every aspect of teenagers’ lives. Whether it is what clothes they should wear, music they listen to, and now, books they should read, teenangers will heed to whatever advice TikTok gives them.  The ‘for you’ page is a content-generated section of TikTok where popular videos

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Reviewing Fearless (Taylor’s Version)

Anyone who has seen posts on social media recently will know that Taylor Swift released her new album Fearless (Taylor’s Version) on April 9th, 2021. This album consists of twenty-six songs: thirteen of the track’s original songs, six additional songs from the albums “Platinum Edition”, her Valentine’s Day Single “ Today Was a Fairytale,” and six original, unreleased songs that

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BookTok Book Recs

Many users on Tik-Tok, a social media platform that gained traction around the summer of 2019, have taken to the app to form a league of readers known as “Book Tok.” On “Book Tok” discussions occur among readers about worth-it books, overrated conundrums, and essential reads. These powerful opinions have made their way into retail outlets including Barnes and Noble,

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