Back when I was a teenager, I created an Instagram account and I loved it. I spent endless amount of time posting weird artsy photos with matching weird artsy captions – usually song lyrics. Instagram has consistently remained one of my favourite social media platforms since I first made my account, and I have theContinue reading “I dream in 35mm”
Category Archives: Elise van der Linde
‘In the Airplane over the Sea’ – a review by Elise van der Linde
In 1998, Neutral Milk Hotel released their second and final album In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, which I firmly believe is one of the greatest records ever written. The record, which has never really been classified as belonging to one genre or other, has eleven songs and is forty magical minutes long. The songsContinue reading “‘In the Airplane over the Sea’ – a review by Elise van der Linde”
An Ode To Baking: How To Give The Finger To Seasonal Depression
In my previous article, I am a raccoon: why I love trash television, I mentioned that Gen Z has been called the Burn-Out Generation. And I gotta say, I’m feeling the burn. Since it’s also the dead of winter, my tropical disposition has given up on leaving the house, choosing instead to rot on theContinue reading “An Ode To Baking: How To Give The Finger To Seasonal Depression”
I am a raccoon: why I love trash television
Everyone who knows me knows this: raccoons are my spirit animal. I love trash. I like collecting knick-knacks, I save my movie tickets, and I absolutely love bad entertainment. I can’t count the amount of times my mom came into the living room and asked me why I keep watching garbage–or as she collectively calledContinue reading “I am a raccoon: why I love trash television”
WARNING: there are spoilers in this review. Spoilers that will definitely affect your first viewing of the film. Just sayin’. I’m going to tell you about a film I recently saw. Pity (2018) is a Greek film directed by Babis Makridis. I’m giving you information about the director because that’s what people usually do whenContinue reading “Pity”
Meeting The Board: Elise & Sona
The new editorial board of Writer’s Block would like to introduce itself to you. First of all, our new Editors-In-Chief.
Youngblood by 5 Seconds of Summer – Review
After three years, 5 Seconds of Summer have released their third album titled ‘Youngblood’. The band quickly rose to fame after opening for One Direction on their world tour and they have spent years working non-stop, going from touring straight into the studio, releasing their sophomore album ‘Sounds Good Feels Good’ one year after theirContinue reading “Youngblood by 5 Seconds of Summer – Review”
We are already two months into 2018, however, the year is still young. As Writer’s Block’s astrology aficionado, I bring to you your 2018 horoscope.
Your Name Review
Here comes yet another article on anime. This time, it’s a review on the critically acclaimed anime film Kimi no Na wa or Your Name. Your Name, directed by Makoto Shinkai, was released in 2016, however it is only recently that it started showing in theatres here in the Netherlands, which is what I’veContinue reading “Your Name Review”
The first month of the academic year has come to a close. Lie beneath the stars, feel the fall breeze creep through your sweater. I have written out October for you.