Netflix Review: Planet Earth II

I was thrilled when I found out that Netflix had Planet Earth II available for streaming. The boyfriend and I immediately got drinks, made popcorn, and settled in for a docu-marathon. David Attenborough narrates the action in his calming, British voice. His best skill is pronouncing words like "sloth" (slow-th) and "jaguar" (jag-you-are). The script, which he … Continue reading Netflix Review: Planet Earth II

I Dreamed a Dream: The DACA Debate Explained with Les Mis

Imagine if Les Miserables started with Inspector Javert recapturing Valjean and carting him back to prison. The rest of the story would be like the alternate timeline in It's a Wonderful Life; Montreuil-sur-Mer would be renamed Pottersville and Cosette would grow up to be a spinster librarian. Remember, Valjean is a criminal so this is a technically a … Continue reading I Dreamed a Dream: The DACA Debate Explained with Les Mis