Is Fan Fiction Lowering Our Standards for Romance?

Photo ©Depositphotos Trigger Warning: This article discusses sensitive topics such as emotional and physical abuse, incest, and stalking As a child, I was obsessed with Marvel Comics and Star Wars. When I received my first iPod Touch, I joined every…

Play On Shakespeare Announces December 2020 Calendar of Events

Further Collaborations, Partnerships and a New Web Site Will Arrive in Early 2021 Photo courtesy of Play On Shakespeare Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces their December 2020 calendar (below). Play On…

Measure 109, What Does it Mean?

Photo from Wikimedia This election season Measure 109 passed by a comfortable 55.74% majority, translating to a roughly 250,000 vote difference. Measure 109, or the Psilocybin Mushroom Services Program Initiative, allows specially trained and chosen physicians to prescribe psilocybin to…

Don All Your Gay Apparel! A Review of “Happiest Season”

Photo ©TriStar Pictures I like to pride myself in saying that many movies don’t make me cry when really a lot of movies make me cry. Seriously. A few weeks ago, I almost teared up watching “Ratatouille”. And “Happiest Season”,…

The Shutdown from a Hospitality Worker’s Perspective

Photo by Claire Grant Ashland is a hospitality town. With the Oregon Shakespeare festival bringing thousands of tourists in and out of this small town every year, we have developed an astounding infrastructure to support the tourism that keeps Ashland’s…