movie reviews

Soy; let down by Sibling development in Frozen

Okay, so there are many discussions out there that address the issues with Frozen, particularly my favorite: this Youtube video which addresses all of the storytelling issues I had, and this one awesome article that breaks down why it shouldn’t be lauded as “revolutionary” in any way. But after a while, seeing all of the “Frozen is… Continue reading Soy; let down by Sibling development in Frozen

music reviews

Soy; listening to SNSD’s “My Oh My” and their YT victory

Recently (or more accurately, November 4th), SM Entertainment released the new Japanese Music Video for the popular Girl’s Generation (SNSD, or in Japanese, Shoujo Jidai)’s “My Oh My.” It will be part of their 3rd Japanese Album. Fitting that it should be released after the group won the YouTube Award for “Video of the Year”… Continue reading Soy; listening to SNSD’s “My Oh My” and their YT victory

events

Soy; attending African-American Cave Canem Poetry Prize Readings

Recently, I attended a poetry reading event to promote the 2012 Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner, Dexter Booth’s new poetry book, “Scratching the Ghost.” Two honorable mentions who have or are also releasing books, Cherene M. Sherrard (“Mistress, Reclining”) and Saeed Jones (“Prelude to Bruise”) were also guest readers. Major Jackson, who was to introduce… Continue reading Soy; attending African-American Cave Canem Poetry Prize Readings