Happy New Year!

Here’s to a happy New year!  I know I’m a little late with a New Years post – But better late than never. I love the beginning of a New year, I always look at it as a clean slate. A lot of people grumble at the idea of resolutions etc, but I like trying…

Tom Chaplins Twelve Tales of Christmas

I am so in the mood. And you know what gets you in the mood, in a mellow, sentimental, candlelight, pyjamas, holiday card writing mood? Tom Chaplin – Twelve tales of Christmas                         It needs to be addressed: TOM CHAPLIN, the frontman of the…

Book Review: “Allegedly,” by Tiffany D. Jackson.

Anna Reviews: Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson Allegedly tells the story of teenager, Mary B. Addison who was convicted of killing a three-month old in her mother’s care when she was nine-years-old.  She has done time in “baby jail” and currently lives in a group home where she contends with harsh and negligent caretakers, a…

Vlogmas 2017

It’s that time again! For the past few years, I’ve been doing Vlogmas, as I enjoy it so much. I love watching other people’s Vlogmas, and I love doing my own. So Im back again this year with some hopefully, cozy, random, fun, Christmassy videoblogs as we get ready for the MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE…

The Importance of Birthdays

Two days ago I turned 29, and I had a fun-packed day planned ahead, which included Breakfast at IHOP, Seeing Justice League at the Hollywood Arclight, then meeting at Sweet Chick for some Chicken and Waffles and drinks. To me, a birthday is special, and it’s the day of the year where I think that…

Backgound Artist Must Have’s

If you are new to being a background in movies and television, then there is a few things you should know. Some of them may seem obvious, but they are nevertheless true most of the time. No job is alike, and you will be experiencing all sorts of workdays, so it’s best to be prepared. …

Book Review: “Tell the Wolves I’m Home”

Anna Reviews: TELL THE WOLVES IM HOME Tell The Wolves I’m Home is the debut novel of American writer Carol Rifka Brunt, published by Random House in 2012. It follows the life of a girl whose gay uncle had died of AIDS in the 1980s, and the subsequent friendship she develops with his boyfriend. “That’s…

Himalayan Salt Rock Lamp – Levoit

Review I don’t know what it is, but lately I’ve been obsessing with different types of lamps. It started with my coworker plugging in an old lava-lamp that we all thought were dead, and watching it miraculously come to life after two hours. I couldn’t take my eyes off it. I immediately searched online for…

Review for A Clockwork Orange

Anna reviews: A CLOCKWORK ORANGE A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian novel by Anthony Burgess published in 1962. Set in a near future English society featuring a subculture of extreme youth violence, the teenage protagonist, Alex, narrates his violent exploits and his experiences with state authorities intent on reforming him. The book is partially written…

Anatomy of A Breakup

In October of last year, I was working on all sorts of projects, big and small, as a crew member on pilots, shorts and features, and earning bigger boots as AD and Script Supervisor instead of just a PA. One of these gigs was a little one up in Beverly Hills, for a short film…

Book Review: Girl in Pieces

Review for Girl in Pieces: “It’s like reaching out for help before you fall off a cliff, except there’s no one there to catch you.” “I don’t want them to think I’m stupid, but I also don’t want to be stupid. That’s why I take the time to learn their language.” “That person I was…That…