“What was Missing” (Adventure Time) Analysis

Time to whip out the burning passion I have for Bubbline(the shipping of Marceline Abadeer and Princess Bubblegum from the cartoon “Adventure Time”). In case you’ve forgotten(it’s been a while since the episode aired) or you don’t know, in the episode “What was Missing,” important things go missing(wow shocker) and in some way or another, Finn, Jake, BMO, PB, and Marceline end up together in front of a door that they can only get through by singing a song of truth. Marceline begins singing, but is cut off when Bubblegum criticizes one of her lyrics, and proceeds to break into … Continue reading “What was Missing” (Adventure Time) Analysis

Analysis: If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino

  First log post with explanation of what this train wreck is A note before I begin. My teacher personally didn’t like this book. In fact, he quit halfway, so there are some pointed references to that. 10/07/2016 Log 2 – Italo Calvino – If on a winter’s night a traveler You are about to begin reading Lauren Zhang’s new log on Italo Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveler. Relax. Concentrate. Dispel every other thought. Best not think about the multitude of logs that still await you. Or perhaps this is your last one, in which case, dispel … Continue reading Analysis: If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino

Humor? Bits 12/22

“Do suicidal thoughts lead to nostalgia walks? Or is it the other way around?” “When best thing about your day is the weather. Which isn’t that great to begin with.” “Getting anxiety about calling an anxiety help hotline.” “You know you’re at a new low when a lazily-made, rain-drenched motivational poster can cheer you up even a little bit.” It’s occurred to me that I come up with lots of these semi witty one-lines or bumper slogans that seem too distasteful, melodramatic, or attention-seeking for a Facebook status update(which this old teenager still spends a lot of time on, instead of … Continue reading Humor? Bits 12/22