Month: January 2011

2010: The Best and Worst in Media

2010 was a good year for me personally, but that’s not what I write about.  I write about media, and now I’m going to give you my favorite and least favorite media over the late 2010. It’s hard to decide…

Movie Review: Black Swan

Striving for perfection is a common struggle among artists, but sometimes it becomes difficult to recognize when one has crossed the line into an unhealthy obsession. Audiences who attend a showing of Black Swan will have absolutely no trouble realizing…

Thanksgiving Holiday

A Turkmen exchange student’s reflection on experiencing Thanksgiving as a foreigner. For some people, the Thanksgiving holiday is more important than any other. I have found that if people have to live in a foreign country, it is often the…

TV Review: Season One of “The Walking Dead” on AMC

There hasn’t been a good drama on TV since we lost “24” and “Lost” (I’m still crying myself to sleep). At least, there wasn’t until last Halloween. That was the night “The Walking Dead,” based on a popular graphic novel,…