Category Reviews

REVIEW: Restless: Living With Chaos

Restless: Living With Chaos is a great debut poetry collection by author Dandy Serenity. It gives us an in-depth look into the mind of the author as she navigates through major milestones in life: graduations, relationships, parental divorce, career path shifts, and everyday shenanigans. Dandy Serenity is open about mental illness in this book, and “Restless” serves as a look into what her daily life is truly like.

Now, now, full-disclosure…I’ve known Serenity for over half of my life, as we went to the same high school and quickly became writing buddies and close friends. In the (gulp!) 15 years that have followed, we’ve remained close, to the extent that she even designed a cover for me upon the release of Bad Con Adventures.

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Harmon Warhol’s Latest Album “Stockton Renegade” Pleases With A Hint Of Nostalgia

Rapper, producer, and videographer Harmon Warhol’s latest album Stockton Renegade recently released to all major music platforms. I took some time with this Californian ball of chill energy to learn more about Stockton Renegade, its influences, and what’s next for Harmon and his company, Rebel Activity.

You can purchase a copy of Harmon Warhol’s Stockton Renegade on iTunes today!

A: First of all, congratulations on the new album! Stockton Renegade is the follow-up to 2018’s Infinity Stones. What did you aim to accomplish with Stockton Renegade that differs from Infinity Stones?
H: Thank you. I just want the new one to sound better than the last one. I made some of the songs while I made Infinity Stones...

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REVIEW: Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper

VERDICT: Much better at 29 than at 15
STARS: 5 out of 5

I first read Candy Girl back when it was first released, around 2005 or 2006. I was a sophomore/junior in high school, and I was intrigued by the book. I enjoyed it, but obviously a lot of it went over my head. I remember my best friend and I having to Google a lot of the terms in the book to get through it because we were so young and naive.

Rereading it as someone a month shy of 29-years-old made the book so much better. I’ve lived more, experienced more, and shed my naiveness. I have friends that are or have been sex workers, and “Candy Girl” gives a great look into WHY people start stripping (moneyyyy) and why they continue despite learning to hate the industry (again, moneyyy).

Diablo’s writing is honest, witty, and eas...

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7 Ways To Not Be A Twat This Holiday Shopping Season

The holidays are fast-approaching, and with them are all of the juicy holiday sales that we await all year. BOGOs out the wazoo. The “lowest price of the year”. Stores are trying to shove stuff out the door so that there is less for them to inventory in January, and they are willing to give you a mega discount in order to do it.

I can’t be the only person who’s had a private Amazon list going for the past few months, just waiting for the right moment to hit the trigger. Black Friday is coming, folks…

I worked in retail from the ages of 16-to-24. I was a manager from ages 20-to-24. And while a lot of customers are nice, respectful individuals…holidays bring out the WORST in human indecency and entitlement.

Below are several tips to remember when perusing the sales shelves this year, not onl...

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