Review: GIRL, WORLD by Alex Poppe

Book review originally published by The Massachusetts Review on November 2, 2017. For better or for worse, “feminism” is in fashion. Spunky shirts proclaiming feminist slogans have become mass-market staples, allowing anyone (who can afford it) to “try on” feminism in a dressing room. Celebrity feminists tweet one-line proclamations to show their support of the… Continue reading Review: GIRL, WORLD by Alex Poppe

Recipe: Black Bean Taquitos with Fresh Cilantro Slaw

After a few weeks of uncharacteristically pleasant weather, Vermont is finally getting a glimpse of some seasonal retaliation. New England's winter storm Stella is currently blowing in at full-force, and the air outside is so blustery with snow that I can barely see twenty feet into the distance. Now, I'm not complaining. The snow is beautiful, and it's a great… Continue reading Recipe: Black Bean Taquitos with Fresh Cilantro Slaw

Spring Bake? (or, 9 Reasons Why The Great British Baking Show Has Taken Over My Spring Break)

It's 10:10pm on a Monday evening and I, along with approximately 12 million 59-year-olds, am fully immersed in what is perhaps the most charming corner of Netflix. Yes, I'm talking about the pun-laden, frangipane-filled, toothache-inducing dream that is The Great British Baking Show. This televised baking competition has undoubtedly captured the hearts of both Brits and Americans alike, and… Continue reading Spring Bake? (or, 9 Reasons Why The Great British Baking Show Has Taken Over My Spring Break)