Lovecraft Country is one of my favorite books. If I recall correctly, it was the first fantasy book I ever read, that took place in a world somewhat like our own, where the Black heroes got a happy ending. It's a truly brilliant compilation of all the things I love about the fantasy and sci-fi … Continue reading Revisiting Lovecraft Country
Adventures in Quarantine
Like many of you, during quarantine I found time to develop some new hobbies and revisit old ones. On the old side, I bought a keyboard as a gift to myself on Valentine's Day and have started playing piano again. It's really tapped into my right brain. I didn't realize it, but working at home … Continue reading Adventures in Quarantine
Sorry To Bother You Again: The Black Futurist Playlist
Sorry To Bother You was such a deep movie, and it put me in a mood to digest more media like it. My review (despite its length) just barely scratches the surface and there was a lot of stuff I didn't get to. So if you're interested in doing the same, here are my recommendations. WATCH … Continue reading Sorry To Bother You Again: The Black Futurist Playlist
Winter is Coming
So I've devoured all the books in George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones series. I'm caught up on the tv show. I bought the anthologies Dangerous Women and Rogues just to get my Westeros fix, even though I really don't like short stories. I feel like I've read every character entry on the GOT wiki … Continue reading Winter is Coming
Is Marriage for White People?
The analyview returns! I got a free copy of Dr. Richard Banks' book, Is Marriage for White People from the professor who advises the BLSA group at Orange Law. It was a good read and surprisingly easy to get through; despite my impending finals, I managed to get through in just a few hours. Thesis … Continue reading Is Marriage for White People?
Thoughts on "Pinstripes & Pearls"
I've been catching up on my favorite sci-fi/fantasy series, but I felt behooved to take a break from werewolves, witches and vampires to read something law school related. At the library I stumbled across a real gem. Pinstripes & Pearls by Judith Richard Hope is the fascinating tale of the women of the Harvard Law Class … Continue reading Thoughts on "Pinstripes & Pearls"