Flash Fiction: In Which You Said So

You said so. Or at least, I thought you did. I thought I heard you say it when we were lying on my bed, watching the stars that never appeared in my ceiling. We talked about what we did that day and who we spoke to and what we thought about the state of the … Continue reading

Love, or Hallmark Said So

This post has nothing to do with writing. I’m just putting it out there. I love Valentine’s Day. I have always loved Valentine’s Day. But! I can’t really stand spending it with my boyfriend. Expectations get shot through, bubbles get busted, and you end up with a lot of painted ceramic and a lot of … Continue reading

District 9, or, Another View of Discrimination

I just watched District 9 for the first time two nights ago. When it was over, I wasn’t really sure what to make of it. It had it’s good qualities and it’s bad ones but what was most interesting to me was the reinterpretation of the term “illegal aliens.” I’m totally serious. This is a … Continue reading