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Kim J.S.
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The Summer Challenge 2014: A Post A Day (Keeps the Guilt Away)
With 3 weeks of summer vacation left, I am awash with a wave of guilt at how neglectful I was of my blog. So here's a summer challenge I issue towards myself: A Post A Day (Keeps the Guilt Away) The words speak for themselves, but here's the basic idea. I w...

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The Bechdel Test: Are These Girls Realistic?
I was cruising around Goodreads one day, reading some very witty reviews, when I stumbled upon a very interesting term. A particularly well crafted review was criticizing a book based upon a term called "Bechdel test." A few clicks later, I found that the B...

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Shows: The Current Mix-and-Match (May 2014)
5 months since my last update for Shows: The Current Mix-and-Match, and there's already been some major shifts. First of all, How I Met Your Mother is officially over. Barney spouted a lot of poetic crap... I don't care that he's my favorite character on th...

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Squeal for Series 2! Fashion in the British Series "My Mad Fat Diary"
Last night I couldn't sleep so I watched My Mad Fat Diary  Series 1 all over again. When I woke up this morning, I remembered Series 2 should be coming out soon so I clicked around looking for Series 2 teasers and such. Most of the articles I found said Ser...

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List: Gender-Bender - Girls Who Would Be Boys (My Genre Phase #6)
There's something special about guy relationships that trumps girl relationships in many ways. That certain blend of camaraderie, frankness and...do I dare say, a tinge of sexuality? Whatever it is, guy relationship can be hot (at least for some strange gal...

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The Problem with Sequels
Several months of bated breaths later, I sometimes find myself severely disappointed - with the sequel of a much beloved book. Not because the quality of the author's writing had deteriorated or because the plot flowed in a direction I disapproved but becau...

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How Nagini in Harry Potter Could Just As Well Have Been a Giant Slug
Winter vacation has finally come and I'm finding myself with a lot more time on my hands than I know what to do with. Korean winters tend to be bitter and so I'm holed up in my house, and what's better to do in such a situation than to reread the Harry Pott...

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List: Shows (2013)
I realize it's been an year since I last uploaded a list of shows I watched and I reckoned the shows that kept me going in 2013 deserved a shout out as well. Most of the shows from the 2012 list are permanent fixtures like Modern Family, How I Met Your Moth...
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