A Nerd’s Adventure in Tollymore Forest

As part of our study tour through the British Isles, my class took a bus across Northern Ireland. This was unquestionably one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Our guide told us Northern Ireland has inspired countless writers like C.S Lewis, the Brontës, etc, and I can easily see why. While riding in the [...]

Matchmaking Literary Characters

WARNING: Contains spoilers and crack ships. If you are a fan of any type of fiction, you may have engaged in what is known as "shipping." I've been exposed to many ships and it's made me experimental when it comes to the exploring the dynamics of compatibility. For fun, I decided to pair up characters [...]

Kill Them Like You Mean It: A Critique On Character Resurrections

There is a joke in the Whovian community: “Steven Moffat walks into a bar and everyone you love dies.” This seems accurate as the man’s body count ranges in the double digits. The same can be said for George R. R. Martin with his Game of Thrones series in which many characters face agonizingly graphic [...]