12 Mind-Expanding Blog Sites that first inspired me to create my own

12 Mind-Expanding Blog Sites that first inspired me to create my own

Before I created this blog site, I was inspired by a handful of popular websites that first gave me the inspiration. I found many of these through friends and through Facebook (which I no longer use), before I knew anything about WordPress blogs. I loved the mind-expanding content these sites provided, as opposed to your [...]

Album Review: “After School” by Melanie Martinez

Album Review: “After School” by Melanie Martinez

Melanie Martinez released a new album titled "After School" in late September. The seven-track EP is a sequel to her epic visual album "K-12." Melanie Martinez is a very unique artist and her music plays out a specific storyline. She is very pastel goth and creepy-cute. Her music is a mix between bubblegum pop and [...]

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

I recently discovered Peter Gundry, a talented composer who's music is completely unlike others. His work is mainly instrumental with limited vocals, mixing classical with fantasy and new age. He has many albums, some darker than others, all containing an aura of mystifying enchantment. "The Shadow's Bride" sends you through a portal into an entirely [...]

Album Review ~ “folklore” by Taylor Swift

Album Review ~ “folklore” by Taylor Swift

Last Friday, Taylor Swift dropped a surprise album titled "folklore." Just as surprising, is the new direction she took with her music. The record has a cottage-core aesthetic: presenting themes of simplicity, nostalgia, melancholiness, and mythology. Each song comes with a story that carries universal messages we can all relate to in different ways, and [...]

Mythology Monday ~ Kitsune

Mythology Monday ~ Kitsune

"Kitsune" is the Japanese word for "fox." In Japan, foxes have always held great spiritual significance. Foxes are seen as clever, intelligent, and powerful creatures. In Japanese mythology, foxes possess paranormal abilities such as shapeshifting, possession, fire bending, and mind manipulation. Foxes can use their trickery for evil -- causing harm to others, or for [...]