Author: Melissa Da Costa

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Review: ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ is Will Ferrell Being Will Ferrell, with music.

Review: ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ is Will Ferrell Being Will Ferrell, with music.

Will Ferrell is back, this time with Rachel McAdams, in a film that is...well.. a Will Ferrel movie in every single way: Eurovision Song Contest.[...]
On Planes and Pandemics: Traveling With Coronavirus

On Planes and Pandemics: Traveling With Coronavirus

I don't know about you, but I'm itching to travel. The trouble is, I'm not sure I'm ready to board a plane in the middle of a pandemic, and I don' [...]
The Subtle Power of Awkward Silences

The Subtle Power of Awkward Silences

We've all experienced the feeling of wanting to escape a lull in conversation by bringing up the weather, or what we ate for breakfast. In fact, this [...]
‘8’ : Horror with a South African Twist

‘8’ : Horror with a South African Twist

Fans of the dark and creepy are in for a treat. We've already written a review of Netflix's last South African success, teen thriller series Blood and [...]
What’s the Deal with Asymptomatic COVID-19 Cases?

What’s the Deal with Asymptomatic COVID-19 Cases?

Last week, the American CDC released revised guidelines for reducing infections of coronavirus post-lockdowns. It's much of what we've heard before: W [...]
Harry Potter and the Transphobic Writer : How JK Rowling Betrayed Her Fans

Harry Potter and the Transphobic Writer : How JK Rowling Betrayed Her Fans

For two decades, JK Rowling's Harry Potter series has delighted and inspired readers of all ages. The books, in which good triumphs over evil despite [...]
The Hunt for a Coronavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know

The Hunt for a Coronavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know

Hopes are running high across the globe that experts will develop a coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year. And they're not unfounded. Within just [...]
South Africa’s Afrophobia Affliction:  Black Lives Only Matter if They’re From Here

South Africa’s Afrophobia Affliction: Black Lives Only Matter if They’re From Here

The world has been engulfed in a wave of movements and protests, fighting for equality and empowerment for black lives. Finally, after generations, it [...]
Essential Kitchen: Easy Vegan Quesadilla

Essential Kitchen: Easy Vegan Quesadilla

The benefits of a plant-based diet on our bodies and the planet is already common knowledge, and we've discussed the subject before. Now, we've de [...]
Is it Safe to Go Back to Gym?

Is it Safe to Go Back to Gym?

As people around the world try to go back about their daily lives, more and more businesses are opening up. Doing so safely, however, comes with a lot [...]
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