Not Vanilla

Not Vanilla: Public Picassos, and the life of online artists

Stagnation is a dire problem in our age, where new content and information is constantly pumped out. I was experiencing…

Not Vanilla: Fancy shoe obsession

The first pair of heels I remember buying was when I was in middle school. I had just joined my…

Not Vanilla: To binge or not to binge

Dear reader — I hope you got enough sun before Rochester plunges us into its 13-month-long winter. This summer, I…

Not Vanilla: Award show season standouts

Well, reader, we’re finally done with awards season. I have mixed emotions about this. I’m glad I’ll stop being constantly…

Not Vanilla: Jenna Marbles

Alright, reader. It’s time. It’s time for me to admit my maybe outdated slight obsession with Jenna Marbles. Maybe you’re…

Not Vanilla: Quizzes that tell you things about yourself

Hey reader! As you may already be aware, I’ve recently been trying to find a new way to procrastinate and…

Not Vanilla: Jewelry City

Reader, recently I’ve been delving back into my collection of jewelry. There are few feelings as exciting as donning the…

Not Vanilla: The dark side of our media

Hello, reader! I spent my winter break delving into new series. I started the anime “Death Note” and completed HBO’s…

Not Vanilla: The cultural cues of year’s end

Reader, you already know that 2018 is coming to a close. I hope your year has been wonderful, despite the…

Not Vanilla: At the crossroads of sass and serious

Reader, these past few weeks I have been watching some daytime TV. I cable access where I live. Instead, I’ve…