Rankin Bass's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer has long been considered a Christmas classic. It's not truly Christmastime until you've gotten "We're a Couple of Misfits"stuck in your head. But what most people don't realize is that this Christmas singalong funtime is actually an in-depth allegory for the Second World War. Santa and his elves represent the … Continue reading Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: An Allegory for the Second World War
The longest I've ever lived anywhere was in my last house with my folks. I was there for a record breaking eight years, the longest I've ever lived in one house. As a result, it's what I most think of whenever I think of "home". The apartment here felt less like my home and more … Continue reading When Does An Apartment Become a Home?