This article contains spoilers. Time is without a doubt one of the most complex storytelling devices known to mere mortal writers. When fantasy and sci-fi writers dabble with time manipulation and time travel in their stories, readers and viewers tend to be lost in a sea of doubts and questions. The Time Stone is one […]Read More Lost in time: Why didn’t Doctor Strange reverse time in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’?
The album title was everything Christina Aguilera wanted at that point in her career. In the literal sense, the then-21 year old woman wanted to strip off her clothes and explore the spectrum of sex. Figuratively, the oppressed artist wanted to strip off the “hype” and “gloss” that had constructed this cookie-cutter teen idol image […]Read More ‘Stripped’: Christina Aguilera’s forward-thinking career changer (Xploring Xtina Part 2)
This article contains spoilers. It’s been over two weeks since the release of Avengers: Infinity War. Spoiler-filled content has swarmed the Internet so pervasively, it’s quite impossible to avoid scrolling past such articles on your social media feeds. Thank god I caught the movie on its Thursday debut. Last night, I encountered an article on […]Read More Exactly how brilliant a villain is Marvel’s Thanos?
At this point, it’s almost amusing. Rita Ora’s newest American single, “Girls”, is a crowded collaboration of four female artists including Cardi B. And even though the song has yet to chart (that is, if it ever will), it’s already garnered headlines for all the wrong reasons. People are deeming the song a tone-deaf exploitation of […]Read More Anywhere but America: Why Rita Ora isn’t any bigger in the US