#dangersoflatenightcaffeine Finished work at 12:15. Got home by 12:45. Went to bed around 2:30. COULDN'T GO TO SLEEP. COULDN'T TURN MY BRAIN OFF. COULDN'T STOP THINKING ABOUT SOCIAL ISSUES. COULDN'T IGNORE WORLD ISSUES. #insomniacintj Managed to get to sleep around 8 AM. Next morning...
- "One group that definitely faces prejudice in college admissions" by Jonathan Zimmerman
As I’ve started to shift gears to reading more books than comic books, I’ve come across something (a phenomenon?) called BookTube.
BookTube is not a separate site. From what I can tell it’s all on YouTube. Unsurprisingly, the people apart of this digital subculture refer to themselves as BookTubers.
So what does a BookTuber do? This is what I’ve witnessed:
- They talk about the books that they have read
- Sometimes this all the books they have read for the month
- Sometimes one post is dedicated to a single book
- Sometimes its a themes like: Great Sci-Fi Novels, or My Least Favorite Popular Books
- They create and participate in Tags
- It’s basically a questionnaire that they respond to in a video.
- They do bookshelf tours
- They review their book hauls
- They offer advise for new BookTubers
- They spend a lot of time editing (ok, I haven’t witnessed this, but it seems…
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Jackson Square Landmark Cinemas sold out Black Panther tickets for at least five days straight. I finally managed to find a showing one evening with three seats for my brother, my friend, and I. I was excited for a variety of reasons: I have always wanted to see a cat-themed superhero (Catman, for example); I … Continue reading [posting][review] Black Panther’s Wakanda
Ghost in the Shell (2017) surprised me. It isn't perfect, but it ended up being way better than I thought it would be. A lot of "hard-core" GitS fans were disappointed apparently, but, considering the quality of other film adaptations of anime, they were being unduly harsh. The Plot One of the major complaints about … Continue reading [review] Ghost in the Shell (2017)
-Christie, The Pale Horse, 210-211.