God Needs No Passport: Religion and Globalization

Spirituality is consider a corner stone of humanity. How we express that spirituality may fall under the organized categories of religion. As the borders between each country and culture blur, how the world thinks of religion has changed with it. The world has become fractured along the lines of our difference but we come together over our similarities. Peggy Levitt explores this in her book, “God Needs No Passport”. 

5 Reasons to Binge The Blacklist

I am always on the lookout for the latest season of some of my favorite shows. Tonight I am happy to announce Blacklist is BACK! The season premiers on TV tonight and I can’t wait. If you are unfamiliar with the show then buckle up because I am going to try to go over 5 reasons to binge this show before the new season before it is over. 

5 Reasons to Watch Queer Eye When You Need A Pick Me Up

We all go through rough patches. Patches were it seems impossible to pick ourselves up again, because we can’t see the end of the tunnel. However, it is never too late to get over a rough patch. You may just need a little pick me up, and some help. A show that truly shows the belief in this is Queer Eye, which you can find on Netflix now. It reminds us all that the we all need a little pick me up, which makes this the perfect show to watch when you need a smile. Don’t believe me? Then here are 5 reasons on why you should watch Queer Eye when you need a pick me up.

Stitch Fix: Shopping for Fashion Reimagined

On the news and in the papers, I have been seeing more shopping malls closing. It seems like the world is closing up shop on the brick and mortar stores. So what will happen to shopping for clothes? All my life, when you shopped for clothes you went to the mall and spent all day browsing hundreds of stores looking for the one or two pieces that you need. The stores are filled with an overwhelming amount of clothes and styles that may or may not work for your body type. I do not like going to shop at malls because of all the negative body, bamboozlement of colors, and overload of choices. I often myself leaving the mall with items of clothing that I needed but no idea how to pair them with my existing closet. So frustrated with traditional shopping, I started searching for a new way to update my closet. I was happy to find Stitch Fix!

Baseball: As American As Apple Pie

There are few things that bring the diverse population of America together. Food and sports seem to be the over arching things that bring us together. However, one sport has ingrained itself into our lives outside the field as much as baseball. When we see the picture of an idilic childhood in the movies it is that of a parent throwing a baseball back and forth with their child. Early on in school, we learn the cheerful tunes of Take Me Out to the Ball Game. We study historic figures in baseball’s hall of fame that hallmarked the merging of a more diverse and accepting place.

Cookie of Good Fortune

Fortune Cookies are a beloved item at many Chinese restaurant at the end of your meal. The sharp crack of the outer shell followed by the sweet crunch of the cookie are some of the most distinguished features of the fortune cookie. However, what people are most excited by when cracking open this sweet treat?

Crazy Rich Asians: Book vs. Movie

Crazy Rich Asians took the world the storm as a motion picture but what about the book series that started all of this fame? Could the book be better than the movie?

Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse!

With the celebration of Mickey’s 90th birthday, I find myself reflecting on my own youth and passion for everything Disney.

An adventure shared by all (Eat, Pray, Love)

A woman who felt lost and depressed about her place in life and embarking on the adventure of a lifetime through Italy, Indonesia, and India to find herself after the harrowing divorce between the protagonist, Elizabeth, and her husband. Does one need to become lost to find themselves again?