A Begrudging Examination of Valentine’s Day


  Each year in the lead up to February 14, I conduct a debate with myself about whether or not to write about Valentine’s Day. My personal stance on this romantic holiday is one of disdain. I agonise over writing an article that says as much or simply inferring my sentiments by not acknowledging the occasion at all. This year, like every other year, I had decided to go down the lack of acknowledgment route. However, while sitting on a milk crate, waiting for my life partner in crime to finish work, I had a change of mind. It was… Continue Reading

This Twitter Bot has got us all Hot and Bothered


  In honour of Valentines day we have found a twitter bot that mashes together romance novel excerpts and dank video game memes. Try sending one to your crush and see what happens. Here are a few of our favourites to get you in the mood. You’re welcome.   For a moment, he wondered what would happen if he leaned down and took those full pink lips for the kiss he’d wanted to give her since day had broken. But before he could act, she whispered, “I can’t rocket jump.”   He wrapped her in his arms, pulling her tightly… Continue Reading