I'm sure we all know by now that the Internet and social media is often a shit hole of bad information. Part of being in library school is to recognize bad or unverified information, because a decent chunk of being a librarian and information professional is to pass on good, verified information from trusted sources … Continue reading How Dis/Misinformation Begins
I can count the number of times New York City, my hometown, has been shut down in my lifetime on one hand. After 9/11--New York City schools were closed on September 12th, 2001, and while things did not return to normal (a very new normal) for some time after, the City rebuilt and mended. After … Continue reading Covid-19 and NYC
First of all, Happy International Women’s Day! Tonight, I went to see the new show Six, which transferred recently from Chicago, having played in London and at the Edinburgh Fringe. It tells the stories of Henry VIII's six wives: Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anna of Cleves, Katherine Howard, and Catherine Parr...but guys, … Continue reading Six on Broadway
First of all, how many of y'all have seen Oklahoma!? Do you know where I can see a filmed version of the musical because after seeing this version of Oklahoma! tonight, I am unsettled and endlessly curious. A few months ago, I watched The Tony Awards and the cast of Oklahoma! did their performance. Now, I've … Continue reading Oklahoma!
This year, Romance Writers of America had their annual conference in New York City! And the coolest thing is, every year, RWA does a massive author signing, open to the public and the book sales benefit literacy programs!Last time RWA had their conference in NYC, I hadn't branched out in my romance reading--I was only … Continue reading RWA’s Literacy Signing!