Do you like sapient, talking lions? How about fantasy worlds with magic, lore, mystery, and plot twists? And how about gay lovers toppling the patriarchy? Well, look no further than My Pride!
My Pride is an animated web series funded by the Canadian Independent Production Fund and directed by Maddi Patton. Patton is known on YouTube as tribbleofdoom (“Tribbs”) and is well-known for her previous work on animating Into the Wild and creating the original series Cow of the Wild. Now, Tribbs is back from college, equipped with professional funding and an outstanding crew, and ready to kill off half her characters!
… More My Pride by Maddi Patton (2020)
A film that approximately 1 in 7 Japanese citizens has seen, Your Name is the single highest grossing anime film of all time. Is it worth seeing? Absolutely. Entertainment: 5/5 Intellect: 3/5 +1 for originality/genre-breaking Overall: 9/10 5 STARS Now, Your Name relies heavily on plot twists. So I’ll be lumping all my spoilers into one little … More Your Name by Makoto Shinkai (2016)
When I was in the sixth grade, my English teacher told us a story about the best persuasive essay she’d ever read from one of her students. The argument of the essay? Everything we do in life is motivated by fear.
Why do we go to work? To get money. Why money? So we can buy food. So we don’t starve. Fear of death = motivation of everything.
I accepted this as fact for a while, listing different examples in my mind. Students taking extracurricular for fear of not getting into college, giving into peer pressure for fear of being an outsider, dieting for fear of ridicule or health problems…
And then I got to roller coasters. Why do we ride roller coasters? For fear of…not having fun? … More Motivation: Fun vs. Fear
Sometimes, taking a break is the hardest thing you’ll ever accomplish. … More Time Management Strategies for When You’re Out of Ideas