Hometown: Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Favorite writer: This is almost impossible to answer, but because of how much the Harry Potter series has influenced not only my love for books, but writing as well, I have to say J.K. Rowling.
Favorite sex scene from a movie/TV/book: Keira Knightley and James McAvoy in Atonement. I loved the novel Atonement, but I almost love the movie more for being such a faithful adaptation, especially when it comes to the characters. So many scenes do a good job of portraying emotions, especially with how tension is used in the scene between these two characters in a library. Plus, James McAvoy.
Hidden Talent: I’m kind of a pop culture guru and know a ridiculous amount of information about film and television.
Posts By: Anna Khan
The Emmy Awards aired on Sunday to celebrate achievements in television this past year. As host Stephen Colbert said in his opening monologue, the Emmys featured its most diverse group of nominees in history, and many of these diverse voices actually won. In the fields of directing, acting, and writing, there were unprecedented achievements by people of color. Combine that with the success of the dystopian drama about a world where women have lost the right to control their own body, The Handmaid’s Tale, the night looked like a great symbol of the progress Hollywood has made in recognizing the work of marginalized artists. However great these successes, though, the awards show clearly highlighted the embarrassing reminder that this celebration of diversity is a simple opportunistic move, very similar to… Read more »
I remember the exact date of the last time I was truly shocked about something I saw in the news: November 8, 2016. Or, more like November 9, 2016 at about two a.m. before I forced myself to go to sleep and hoped that all would be better in the morning. There are few things that I have been sure of in life, but one thing I truly believed was that justice would be always inevitable be served. It didn’t matter how much hate or prejudice still lived in this country, the majority of Americans knew what was right and would make sure that everyone was treated fairly in the eyes of the government. So when the presidential election happened last year, I had no doubt—Trump had his supporters, but… Read more »