The studio Ghibli is known for its dynamic films that portray three dimensional characters that all overcome an essential problem in their life. The films themselves are timeless portrayals of courageousness, loss, and love. Miyazaki’s films are at once, fascinating and dynamic. The Ghibli exhibit is located in Inokashira Park in Mitaka, which is a … Continue reading A Trip Down Memory Lane – Studio Ghibli & Miyazaki Hayao
“Always be pitching.” by Ikenna Nwachukwu Ikenna Nwachukwu is a freelance writer currently based in Lagos, Nigeria. Photo Credit: Geralt, pixabay It’s now the cliché parting admonition from your average self-styled marketing guru. They lob it at you with the sort of light, graceful touch you would usually associate with the dispensing of profound wisdom … Continue reading The Pitching Plague: When Communication Becomes Inhumane
In celebration of recent African literary history, here's a list of the top five most influential African writers you need to know. Africa has no shortage of influential writers though, so the five chosen here are in now way an exhaustive list. Feel free to add your favorite African writer in the comments! Frantz Fanon … Continue reading 5 Influential African Writers You Never Learned About in School
by 罗子禾 - a Master's student studying Philosophy At a social event that took place not so long ago, I met a group of anthropologists, some of whom recently received their PhD's. I have always thought that scientists are a strange bunch. They tend to not place so much value on monetary gains in life. … Continue reading What is Anthropology to Anthropologists?
A Brief Summation of a Facebook Debate on the Duality of the Christian God Yesterday was just like any other day. I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, liking memes, and laughing at nonsensical videos. I stopped scrolling at the sight of this meme: It intrigued me. It made me stop, and think. I shared … Continue reading Interpreting Biblical Rape
Article and artwork by JT - an avid anime, music and book enthusiast. Donald Glover, an artist who once again, earned true respect from his work. I’ve always thought Donald Glover/ Childish Gambino is a modern-day genius. Comedy, writing, acting, rapping, singing, directing, dancing...you name it. He is always the one with a different perspective, … Continue reading “This Is America”: A New Way of Celebrating 4th of July
Alan's Contention "John’s world would be pretty amazing." Without a concept of time, John’s memories would have no order. No logical sequence. Think about it, he wouldn’t even be able to logically establish that if he was a baby in this memory, it must have happened before that memory of him as an adult. The … Continue reading Time-Blind John (Part One)