Author Archives: Sara Keats

A moratorium on the dress: Honoring the life of the latest, most terrifying evolution of the internet meme

If I told you last Thursday afternoon that a grainy picture of a dress, which is essentially an optical illusion, would be posted on Buzzfeed and become the number one national topic across pretty much every form of media, would you have thought it was possible?As dumb as the above description would have sounded as first, in hindsight the whole thing makes sense. It’s not about the dress or perception, it’s about ease of participation.


Seriously Wadhwa, Be Quiet

It was the most uncomfortable I’ve ever been listening to a podcast.

Judging You Like It’s 1989©

I’m on a long and complicated journey sorting out my feelings about Taylor Swift. Here are my impression, song by song. Here it goes. I guess I really am reviewing a Taylor Swift album.

A Playlist: Over and Over Again

Welcome to A Playlist, a monthly post by the contributors to the Moss Blanket Review. We’ll pick a topic or theme and come up with a list of music once a month.

This month’s theme is Over and Over Again. We’re sharing the songs we can’t get out of our heads lately. Conclusions? The MBR team was really into Kanye this week. Actually, it’s pretty good bet most of the MBR team is into Kanye all the time.

Live Girls! Giving Me Life at Quickies – Volume 15

Quickies, a series of short plays produced by Live Girls! is best seen without expectations. I went to Monday’s Pay-What-You-Can night, and though the crowd was modest in size, the company delivered energized and beaming performances. The plays were a mixed bag, both in tone and quality, but the evening overall was a joy. The […]