Hi readers, I have some exciting news. I took a huge leap of faith creating Double-Take Magazine, and now I’m looking for people to work with me! If you're a writer or editor or artist who sees what no one else does, I’d love to work with you. A link is included below. Hit “apply now.” … Continue reading I’m starting a magazine
I have always been impressed by folks who organize their life through a lovely little device called bullet journals. These journals require dedication and patience and enhance the mind and body connection that I often crave. However, as a busy student, it boggles my mind that journaling has become so popular in Gen-Z and beyond. … Continue reading Should you journal?
It's hard for me to sit here and write this post because all my life I have dealt with the constant weight of thinking I can never find the right words, or that these words are powerless. Honestly, I would rather be watching a 90s Bollywood music video with my fuzzy socked feet curled under … Continue reading Talking is Hard, Let’s Talk About That
I was six years old when I realized that Santa Claus wasn’t real, but I told no one. I let everyone in my family believe that I was waiting for the big red bringer of gifts to bestow me with my hopes and dreams. The older I got, the more they expected me to reveal … Continue reading What happened to magic?
When I was younger, I dreamed of going to New York and visiting Manhattan. It seemed like one of the most magical places on earth. It was in so many movies, so many songs. I’d never left Canada until this summer. This August, my dad decided it was time for us to visit my family … Continue reading Queens: My First Time out of Toronto
Great acting and a not so great narrative structure combine to make an important movie not so watchable.
When you think of J.D Salinger, chances are his coming of age read ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ comes to mind. And why wouldn’t it? It’s the Classic novel of the American Fifties. It defined a culture of restlessness, loneliness, and struggles for and against the loss of innocence. When I first read it in … Continue reading Salinger’s Greatest Character (it’s not Holden Caulfield)