Bildungsroman Blitz

Maddie Gaw
Celebrating storytelling in all forms: from books and movies to podcasts and DnD campaigns
Created 18 Jan 2021
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  • Bildungsroman Blitz: October 2021
    06 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Hey y’all - remember me? The one who enjoys Spooky Season? The one who is having a Hot Girl Halloween? The one who calls this Scream-inspired Scooby Doo commercial Art with a capital A? 2000s @gwendal...
  • Bildungsroman Blitz: September 2021
    30 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
    Folks, we have passed the autumnal equinox! Here in Oakland, California, it finally feels like fall weather. So, it should come as no surprise that the first item on this month’s media log is horror r...
  • Bildungsbonus Blitz: When Matthew (Never) Met Maddie
    08 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    I. Origins Sometime after November 2008 and before January 2009 I am a senior in high school. Three things about me are pretty cringe: I am a baby liberal who is happy that Barack Obama is about to be...
  • Bildungsroman Blitz: August 2021
    31 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Maddie Gaw (she/her) @Maddieturg I am manifesting Hot Girl Halloween for myself and feeling pretty good about it. August 18th 20213 Likes koryos (with antibodies) 🦇 @battragus@Maddieturg Maddie it’s ...
  • Bildungsroman Blitz: Musical Storytelling Edition
    24 Jul 2021 • 5 min read
    Remember when I said this issue of the newsletter was coming out in early July? Friends, I don’t know what happened. I don’t think I can point to just one thing. Twin Peaks was leaving Netflix on June...
  • COMING SOON: Bildungsroman Blitz, Musical Edition
    01 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read
    Olivia Rodrigo, photo courtesy of Geffen Records. Hey y’all. As alluded to in last month’s newsletter, the June newsletter is going to focus on musical storytelling. I knew I would be focusing heavily...
  • Bildungsroman Blitz: May 2021
    05 Jun 2021 • 7 min read
    Mea culpa at the top: you might be noticing that you are reading the May newsletter in June. As someone who prides herself on her fanatical work ethic, trust me: no one is more disappointed in me than...
  • Bildungsroman Blitz: April 2021
    01 May 2021 • 6 min read
    I cannot wait to go back to movie theaters, y’all. I was on the phone with my mother the other day, and I told her that going to the movies was the thing I missed the most since the pandemic began. Fo...
  • Bildungsroman Blitz: March 2021
    31 Mar 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    March 2021 has been a weird month. It marks the one-year anniversary of a global pandemic upending many of our lives. Who has time to craft cogent commentary about media when you’ve got all that to pr...
  • Bildungsroman Blitz: February 2021
    28 Feb 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Since the pandemic began, is there anybody out there who has actually spent less time online? It would probably be a healthy choice for many of us, depending on what we’re doing online. But as much as...
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