literary critique, literature, nonfiction, original fiction, thought piece

[posting] Theologizing Landscapes: the Rural and the Urban

For the past eight and a half years of my life, I have been living abroad in an Asian city of about nine million people. Upon returning home, I did not experience the usual reverse culture shock, except in regards to the breadth of the Canadian sky. There is something about the Ottawa summer sky… Continue reading [posting] Theologizing Landscapes: the Rural and the Urban

nonfiction, thought piece

[opinion] Irony: Flaiano’s Future Just Arrived

In Italy there are two types of fascists: fascists and anti-fascists. -Ennio Flaiano Something very interesting happened today in Hamilton, Ontario. Hamilton Against Fascism protested a pro-Locke Street Patriot rally which included other groups such as Sons of Odin. This comes on the heels of a riotous attack on Locke Street by the so-called Ungovernables.… Continue reading [opinion] Irony: Flaiano’s Future Just Arrived

nonfiction, thought piece

[article/posting response] Woman Realizes That She’s Been Accidentally Abusing Her Husband This Whole Time…

"If he’s confident with himself and who he is, he’ll come to resent you. If he’s at all unsure about himself, he’ll start to believe you, and it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. Neither one is a desirable, beneficial outcome to you, him or the marriage." What happens when wives become moms to their husbands and… Continue reading [article/posting response] Woman Realizes That She’s Been Accidentally Abusing Her Husband This Whole Time…

nonfiction, personality, thought piece

[opinion] The INTJ Internal Debate

On the outside, I look quite calm. My face may even be described stony... You might as me, "Hey, how are you doing?", and I'd probably answer with the standard, "OK". But I'm not OK. I just don't know how NOT OK I am. It's not always easy for people like me to understand on… Continue reading [opinion] The INTJ Internal Debate

literary critique, nonfiction, thought piece

[literary] The Uncanny Landscape

The Uncanny Landscape In what ways do our environments reflect and link to ourselves and our health – and vice versa? In what ways is selfhood mirrored and submerged within our various internal and external landscapes? Stemming from revelations, how does the uncanny operate as a space for questioning and negotiation? Before answering these questions,… Continue reading [literary] The Uncanny Landscape

review, thought piece

The Female Ghostbusters Conundrum

​What do you get when you attempt to reboot a classic as an AU (more or less)? You get resistance which will need to be overcome by producing something almost flawless. What do you get when your reboot gets appropriated by a very vocal minority (feminists)? You get some interest raised - and some skepticism.… Continue reading The Female Ghostbusters Conundrum