My 2 Cents on Concrete Rose

What’s new, readers? As a massive fan of The Hate U Give—both the young adult novel with which author Angie Thomas debuted in 2017 and the 2018 film adaptation driven by Amandla Stenberg’s propulsive performance as teenage lead Starr Carter—I was thrilled upon learning a few months ago that Thomas’ next novel would be a prequel … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Concrete Rose

My 2 Cents on Cobra Kai—Season 3

(DISCLAIMER: this review of Season 3 of Cobra Kai will be SPOILER-FREE in regard to major plot turns until you read down to the spoilery space below) What’s new, readers? Let’s get right into Cobra Kai, the much-beloved action-comedy show that debuted on YouTube Premium in 2018 as a spinoff to The Karate Kid film franchise. I had … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Cobra Kai—Season 3

My 2 Cents on Tenet—A Spoiler-Filled Breakdown

What’s new, readers? Let’s dive straight into the breakdown of Tenet, the 2020 espionage thriller written and directed by Christopher Nolan. I’m going to dissect the inverted intricacies to the best of my abilities, with any discrepancies and omissions being my fault. The first topic to cover before anything else is the “science” of time inversion. … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Tenet—A Spoiler-Filled Breakdown

My 2 Cents on The Top Ten Books of 2020

What’s new, readers? Hooboy, are you as relieved as I am that 2020—the year of COVID-19, bloodred skies, murder hornets, the wrongful deaths of numerous Black Americans at the hands of police, the passing away of Chadwick Boseman and Alex Trebek, the lunacy of Donald Trump and his sycophants, the blazing wreckage that is the Artemis … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Top Ten Books of 2020