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Pagan Spirits · 1W ago

What Would These Harry Potter Characters Do in Real Life?

What might our favorite Harry Potter characters do for a living if they lived in the Muggle world? Based on their magical careers and personalities, these occupations might suit these Harry ...
Pagan Spirits · 1M ago

Giorgio de Chirico Artist Biography

(Note: This is a piece I wrote for a freelance client that didn't end up getting used.) Born July 10, 1888 in Volos, Greece - Died November 20, 1978 in Rome, ItalyGiorgio de Chirico is an Italian painter whose metaphysical painting style was greatly ...
Pagan Spirits · 1M ago

My Favorite Songs From the 'Ready Player One' Book Soundtrack

You can find the playlist on Spotify. I've finished listening to the audio book of Ready Player One, but I haven't gotten Ernest Cline's follow-up novel, Armada, out of the library yet. So, ...
Pagan Spirits · 1M ago

'Ready Player One' as Read by Wil Wheaton - SPOILERS

Ready Player One by Ernest ClineMy rating: 5 of 5 starsMy cousin's husband told me several years ago that I should listen to the audio book version of this, read by Wil Wheaton.I finally got...
Pagan Spirits · 1M ago

'I Almost Forgot About You' by Terry McMillan

I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillanMy rating: 5 of 5 starsFrom the Publisher's Website: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Waiting To Exhale is back with the inspiring story of a woman who shakes th...
Pagan Spirits · 1M ago

'A Discovery of Witches' Is Coming to TV (and Other Reasons I'm Happy Today)

One of my favorite books in the history of time, A Discovery of Witches, is becoming a TV series, as reported by Entertainment Weekly. Matthew Goode, who appeared in The Imitation Game* with Benedict Cumberbatch, will play my fictional boyfriend, vam...
Pagan Spirits · 2M ago

'The Handmaid's Tale' by Margaret Atwood #BookReview

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThis is an amazing book, hard to read but hard to put down. The narrator, Offred (her real name may be June, as semi-confirmed by...
Pagan Spirits · 3M ago

Nonfiction: 'Waiting for the Punch' by Marc Maron

Waiting for the Punch: Words to Live by from the WTF Podcast by Marc MaronMy rating: 4 of 5 starsI’d never heard Marc Maron’s WTF podcast, but I read parts of this book because I was interes...
Pagan Spirits · 3M ago

'Hag-Seed' by Margaret Atwood

Hag-Seed by Margaret AtwoodMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThis is the first Margaret Atwood book I've ever read; I know she's enjoying a bit of a resurgence in popularity because her novel The Handm...
Pagan Spirits · 4M ago

5 Corporate Scandals

Oops! I accidentally got carried away while working on a freelance writing project and wrote way over my projected word count about corporate scandals. So please, enjoy this short list of awful things done in the name of capitalism.If you are horrifi...