In 2018, speculative fiction/afrofuturist writer N.K. Jemison released a collection of short stories called How Long ‘til Black Future Month? I read it as my first book with the Afrofuturism Book Club last year, which has taken me on a journey with all sorts of fiction that I may not […]
What I Read This Week
A weekly digest of the news, journalism, research, and posts from around the Internet that are just too good to pass up.
What I Read This Year: A Roundup of My Favorite Books in 2018
I don’t read as much as I did as a child, simply because I don’t have the time to anymore. It’s difficult to get through 8-10 books in two weeks when most of my time is occupied with working, and the news, and everything else that the world throws at […]
Exploring Intuitive Eating
It’s hard to believe that it’s already February 2018! The last few months have gone by quickly, with some dramatic twists and turns along the way. Now that things have settle down a bit, I want to focus on both personal and professional development. To help with that, I picked […]
#MeToo: Sexism and Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry
If you’re one of my readers from Louisiana, you may already be aware of the John Besh scandal that came to light this past week. NOLA.com, the online version of The Times-Picayune, released details of an 8-month investigation on the disgusting sexism and sexual harassment culture fostered and encouraged by […]
WIRTW Roundup – July 7, 2017!
Yikes, it has been a while since I’ve posted anything, yeah? I’ve been busy *and* unmotivated so that’s fun. On the bright side, I became scrimmage eligible in roller derby recently and got to see the Deftones and Rise Against this past weekend! I’ve also done a bit of reading, […]
WIRTW Weekly Roundup – June 14, 2017!
Hello everyone! June seems to be flying past much faster than I expected, but I still have had time to find some good articles around the internet! How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Eat the Damn Eyeball This article talks about a Korean-American man’s struggle with proving that he’s […]
WIRTW: Gulp by Mary Roach
Flatulence, and fistulas, and fecal matter – Oh my! Last week I read Gulp by Mary Roach, a novel looking at the science of the alimentary canal (aka, the digestive tract). I’ve wanted to read Gulp since seeing her interview on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart years ago about the book, but never […]
WIRTW Weekly Roundup – May 25, 2017!
Welcome to the first What I Read This Week Roundup! If you were looking for something interesting to read, you have come to the right place! Below are some articles that I found worth my time this week. My Family’s Slave Writer Alex Tizon recalls life with his family’s indentured servant […]