No One Asked

Kerry Winfrey
movies, books, and my other obsessions.
Created 24 Oct 2021
  • New Year, Same Me
    02 Jan 2022 • 7 min read • 3 5
    I know a lot of people aren’t into New Year’s resolutions (because everyone has been talking about it on Twitter), and that’s fine. Unsurprisingly, I’m very into them, and I don’t find them to be stre...
  • Simply Having a Wonderful Christmastime
    21 Dec 2021 • 8 min read • 4 1
    Today’s newsletter is late because…well, because honestly this is usually my least pressing obligation (first being taking care of my kid, second being actual deadlines for something that pays me). Bu...
  • My Year of Reading Elderly
    13 Dec 2021 • 9 min read
    I had my last (for now) in person “in conversation” bookstore event on March 11th, 2020, also known as the day that Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson announced they had COVID and the NBA shut down. Both of th...
  • Can I get a Witness?
    06 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    I have a longstanding rule that if I come across a book/movie/musical artist three times, then it means I should check it out. I don’t mean “wow this new Adele song is everywhere,” but more like if so...
  • Sleeping with the Enemy is a Romantic Comedy
    23 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 1 2
    At this point, I’m accustomed to finding rom-coms in places where rom-coms aren’t expected. Kind of like how you can look at a cloud and see a heart or a dinosaur, I can look at a 90s domestic abuse t...
  • How to Have a Mental Health Movie Night
    15 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 5 2
    Instead of writing about one movie this week (I’ll go back to that format next week), I’m writing about…movies in general. Or, more specifically, the concept of one of my most important weekly practic...
  • I'm Five Seconds Away From Starting a Dakota Johnson Stan Account
    08 Nov 2021 • 10 min read • 3 2
    When you write romance, people tend to assume you have some familiarity with Fifty Shades of Grey. Not people in the romance genre—I actually don’t know any romance authors or readers who particularly...
  • Children of a Lesser God
    01 Nov 2021 • 8 min read • 1 1
    I first heard about Children of a Lesser God when I was watching a segment on TCM where the hosts were discussing movies that made them cry (which, for the record, is a typical Friday night for me). W...
  • Introducing No One Asked
    25 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 6 8
    I’ve always been an easily obsessed person. For better or worse (and mostly it’s worse), I don’t really get interested in things halfway. Why simply watch movies when I could make my way through a lis...
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