How Rowan Blanchard Represents the Future of Disney Channel, and Why Disney Should Pay Attention

When you hear the words “Disney Channel,” what do you think of? Like many young people, maybe you think of shows like That’s So Raven and Lizzie McGuire, which dominated the Disney channel and defined what it means to be a Disney channel star: A Disney girl is a princess in real life, the girl children around the world … More How Rowan Blanchard Represents the Future of Disney Channel, and Why Disney Should Pay Attention

Storytime: Harry Potter and the 6th Grade Birthday Party, Part 1

Growing up, my best friend’s name was Jess. She was the funniest person I knew, my dad being the obvious exception. We met in pre-school, the very first day, when the two of us, sobbing and clinging to our mothers, found solace in both each other and the nearby sandbox. We both wanted the same … More Storytime: Harry Potter and the 6th Grade Birthday Party, Part 1

Adulthood Goal #4: Being a Streetwise Streetwalker

Okay, it’s not what you think. I am fully aware that a “street walker” is just a mean name for, you know, a lady of the night, or whatever. (“Lady of the night” is the nicest-sounding nickname I could think of for a profession that doesn’t really have a nice-sounding name.) I’ll explain what I … More Adulthood Goal #4: Being a Streetwise Streetwalker

Where The Hell I’ve Been Part 2: Guessing Games

I’m not really good at guessing things. Some people think it’s fun to stand around guessing what the weather will be like tomorrow, or how long [insert female celebrity] will be married to [insert male celebrity] before some disastrous event involving table-flipping and hair-pulling wretches them apart, resulting in a highly entertaining public spectacle. I’m … More Where The Hell I’ve Been Part 2: Guessing Games

WHOOPS.

WHOOPS. I mean, HELLO, my lovely invisible readers! I’M BACK! I know, I know. It’s been a while. Well, it’s been, like, two weeks or so. I apologize for the unexpected hiatus; school and life and everything became so hectic that I barely had time to brush my teeth, let alone dedicate an hour to … More WHOOPS.