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Archie and the Gang are Coming to TV in Riverdale

There are some things about my youth that I’m still not willing to admit in any public forum—like my musical tastes. But I will admit that I spent plenty of my allowance on Archie Comics. I loved Archie. And Betty. Veronica wasn’t my favorite, but I still read the comics. In fact, I still think that one day, when I’m married,…

Do We Really Need More Sexy Halloween Costumes?

I should begin by saying that I dislike Halloween. I don’t know whether it’s the exorbitant amount of candy that we supply kids or the having to find a clever costume and dress up for the endless amounts of parties, but I just don’t like it. Or maybe it’s because my mother didn’t like to spend a lot of money…

Classics with a Modern Facelift

I took plenty of literature classes during my undergraduate and I’m a ferocious reader. Give me a book and I’ll devour it. But some of those classics are so hard to replicate. Not all versions of Pride and Prejudice are created equal. There’s a new thing going around: Retellings of classic literature via vlogs, or video blogs. The Lizzie Bennet…

Movie Review: Austenland

Maybe I’m just a girl. And maybe I have an affinity with my girl, Jane. But the moment I heard that Shannon Hale’s Austenland was becoming a movie, I died. I treasure the copy that I have with Shannon Hale’s signature that says “Tally-ho”. (To be honest, if I could I would go to every one of her signings… She’s…