Bittersweet: Starbucks Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino

Starbucks has been on a roll recently, introducing new drinks nearly every week. This time they’ve introduced a unique fusion of popcorn, pretzel, and coffee and called it a Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino: a virtual ‘party in your mouth’!. Topping a soft layer of whipped cream, covered with sweet caramel sauce is a beautifully-made pretzel and…

Review: Strong Woman Do Bong-Soon

Everyone knows the typical plot in which the damsel in distress waits for her prince charming to sashay in, fashionably swing his fists around, defeat all the villains, and save the day. Strong Woman Do Bong-Soon, however, plays against type. As the title suggests, this k-drama stars an extraordinary woman endowed with superhuman strength, who manages…

Kimi No Nawa: an existential crisis

With an intriguing plot (few spoilers here) and impeccable pacing, Kimi No Nawa (Your Name) is a one-way ticket to an existential crisis. The movie starts slowly, patiently building anticipation, like being cranked up the first and steepest slope, then releasing into an exhilarating roller coaster ride full of sharp ups and downs, and unexpected turns. It…