The Face Behind The Blog
My name is Pippa.
I am a communications grad student, with a background in political science, a self-professed nerd, science fiction enthusiast, blogger, writer, feminist, book reviewer, photographer, etc.
In 2010, I read and reviewed 52 books. Take a look at my reviews, and see if you find something new.
I'm continuing to review books, but not as often. I will also be reviewing movies and television shows, as well as talking about life in Vancouver, BC - and my continuing adventures in university.
Feel free to stick around, read a bit, comment a bit, link a bit, share your thoughts, and make book suggestions.
I look forward to talking with you!
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Category Archives: pop culture
I’ve been thinking a lot about what we expect of the people who we’ve chosen as role models. When Shailene Woodley recently said she was not a feminist, many in the feminist blogosphere were upset. Was I saddened? Yes. But … Continue reading
I have some exciting news about a new endeavour I’m taking on. A few weeks ago on Twitter I responded to a post inquiring about interest in a feminist blog about Doctor Who, intrigued I volunteered to be one of … Continue reading
This is a story about how I fell in love with music. A few days ago I drove to Seattle to go to the Deck The Hall Ball, an incredible line up, with two of my current obsessions, Death Cab … Continue reading
This year I was finally able to attend Comic Con International in San Diego, and I fell in love with the atmosphere before I even got on the plane to the city. While I was sitting in Vancouver International at … Continue reading
As I sat in my room a week ago watching the cast of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows arrive in Trafalgar Square for the premiere of the final movie, my emotions were all over the place. These books, and … Continue reading
Last weekend I presented at my first Academic Conference. I was nervous, but the day went very well, and I’m glad to say that I’m proud of the presentation I gave. The conference was the second annual F-Word Undergraduate Conference … Continue reading
Another book I chose to read during my break was Tina Fey’s newly released Bossypants. And I loved it. I think Tina Fey is amazing. She’s a smart, funny, feminist and her writing style does not disappoint. She talks about 30 … Continue reading
Book Title: Full Frontal Feminism Author: Jessica Valenti Published: 2007 Pages: 248 Category: nonfiction: politics, feminism With a month between one semester ending, and the beginning of another, I tried to be very careful in picking out my reading material. … Continue reading