The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

I’ve read the books, I’ve watched the movies, and now I’ve seen the play. That’s right folks, our favorite kid/teen series (besides Harry Potter) has been turned into an off-Broadway musical, and it’s…Pretty bad. BUT I say that with love, and as someone who tremendously enjoys watching bad things! The musical keeps the same basic … More The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Logan

It appears as though I have cut in half the number of movies I see per year, and that makes me a little sad. It’s just so darn EXPENSIVE to see them in the city, and you can usually “rent” them on Amazon while they’re still in theaters for half the price from the comfort … More Logan

My Brilliant Friend

I feel like I’ve been comparing a lot of authors/books to Curtis Sittenfeld/Prep, but I don’t care and I’m going to do it again: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante feels like a mix of Curtis Sittenfeld and Adriana Trigiani. The main character gives off that real angsty teenager vibe, but she happens to be … More My Brilliant Friend

Commencement

J. Courtney Sullivan has definitely worked her way onto my Favorite Authors list. She is lighter than but definitely reminiscent of Curtis Sittenfeld, especially with Commencement, which reminds me oh so much of Prep. Commencement is the story of four girls who attend Smith College in the late 90s/early 2000s– that’s pre-Facebook, people! — and become lifelong … More Commencement