Adina Samuels

Adina is a twentysomething aspiring writer with a flair for the dramatic. She works at a local nonprofit and a French patisserie. Fighting the Covid blues, she has recently taken up rollerblading. You will likely find her lounging in the sun with a good book at a nearby park.

Film: Life in a Vacuum – Sound of Metal

If you want an idea of life’s sense of humour, watch it laugh as it takes away the things we love the most, slapping us in the face with the residual sting of what we once had.  Or, watch Sound of Metal. More importantly, look deeply at lead actor Riz...

Provocative: Nabokov And The Taboo Of Incest

Incest is a dirty word. It makes you shudder and think of the kinds of morally depraved people you would never want to meet. In many countries, incest is a felony, the justification for it being so, the high risk of reproducing genetically disabled offspring.  Part of the reason it is...

A Philosophy of Being 23, or Camus on a Tuesday

In your twenties, questions you previously never thought to ask become the only things you think about. At least, that’s how it’s been for me. Perhaps it’s all this time I now have to myself (global pandemic for context). Before work, on lunch break, after five. The nighttime routine, moments...