Showing posts from October, 2022

Watching the Watcher on Netflix

  The Watcher The Watcher is a new Netflix series with 7 episodes at the moment. Thank goodness for only seven episodes because I am not intimidated enough by the episode count not to watch it. Actually, I had no intention of watching this, and I am still unsure as to whether or not I am going to finish it. However, I am two episodes in so there is a high probability that if I can get my daughter to watch it with me I will actually finish the thing.  Now, I know it seems like I hate the series already. On the contrary, I have actually enjoyed the first two episodes. It is just not something I would watch on my own anymore because I get so anxious. My son put it on for me to watch and I was too lazy to change it.  The Watcher takes place in a suburb outside of the hustle and bustle of New York City. The couple, Dean and Nora Brannock, think they have found their dream home until disturbing things happen and they get very, equally, disturbing letters from “the watcher.” It stars Bobby Ca

Misconceptions about Success and Stress

  Misconceptions about Success and Stress Success according to the oxford dictionary is “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.” In America, we hold a great deal of value on financial success. I would like to think this is because of what that financial success brings us in the way of some level of freedom to live the life we want. Interestingly enough, when one appears to be successful i.e. they have financial wealth or they are making a great deal of money doing what they love, we seem to think they no longer have any problems. Time and time again, I have witnessed people trivialize the issues that someone with money may experience.  It was evident when TikToker Mikayla Nogueira, after having a long day, expressed that being an influencer was hard work. At 13.6 million followers her revelation was not well received. The backlash she received was extreme and insulting and depreciating and overly harsh just because she is someone making a lot of money. I will say that after a long da

Day Shift Movie Talk

  Day Shift Movie Talk Dayshift starring Jamie Foxx, Dave Franco, Karla Souza, Snoop Dogg, and Meagan Good is now playing on Netflix and was holding its own in the Netflix top ten movie list. Admittedly, I was not that enthused to watch this so it took me a little while to get around to it. I am glad I did though. Day Shift was a fun and exciting watch. If you are concerned about watching a horror movie, do not be. It was more action than horror, more suspense than scary.  The movie follows a pool cleaner who’s doing way more than cleaning pools. Jamie Foxx plays Bud, a vampire hunter/slayer in modern California. Unfortunately, his marriage is in shambles and his financial situation is equally messed up.  The first few scenes are exciting and intriguing enough to keep you watching. The characters and storyline, though simple, gave me a reason to continue watching. Although I found Bud to be a little bit of a jerk, I was interested enough in his situation to see what would happen next.