Books to Read To Help You Deal with Death, A Little Bit

When I was a kid, I was terrified of death, which was slightly peculiar, as the topic of death was not an unfamiliar one in my family. My mother is a pastor and besides church services and weddings, she often leads funeral services, about which she shares stories often enough. On the other hand, that … More Books to Read To Help You Deal with Death, A Little Bit

From the Books to the Social Justice Warriors: The Muggles of Dumbledore’s Army

We all know that there is something about books that changes you – perhaps only for a little while, when you are reading the book. In other cases the influence of a book, or several books, stretches much farther than “just” the appreciation for a story. Sometimes, books activate people to do great things – … More From the Books to the Social Justice Warriors: The Muggles of Dumbledore’s Army

Interview: On Fictional Languages and They Should Pay Us For This

“Valar morghulis.” This phrase may be familiar to you, if you have watched a season or four of the television series Game of Thrones or read a book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series. It is a phrase from a language called ‘High Valyrian’, and it is translated as “all men must … More Interview: On Fictional Languages and They Should Pay Us For This

Forever Alone, or Not, And Everybody Is Pretty Fucking Fine With That

Do you have a favourite love story? You probably do, as we all are spoon-fed love stories from the moment we first saw the outside world. Romantic love, differing from other ‘kinds’ of love, such as platonic love, is a major theme in a great amount of songs, books and movies. Not to mention commercials, … More Forever Alone, or Not, And Everybody Is Pretty Fucking Fine With That