“A Sign of Affection” Warms this Cold Spring— A Romance with Sign Language and Cultural Exchange

Amongst the spring anime of 2024, “A Sign of Affection” looks to be the cozy romance of the season for not just anime fans, but also a much wider audience. With its pilot episode airing on Jan. 6 on Crunchyroll, the story follows Yuki, a deaf college-aged girl, and Itsuomi, a trilingual backpacker who spent a good portion of his life living in Germany and visiting many different countries.

Local History Comes Alive in Puppet Show “Grasshopper Tea and the Basement of Wonder”

What would you do if the power went out at grandma’s house? The puppet show “Grasshopper Tea and the Basement of Wonder” answers that very question for Emma and Lavonne as they wander into their grandmother’s basement following a storm. There, they discover a storyteller who takes them on a journey through West Georgia’s History.

“Vjeran Tomic”: The Spider-Man of Paris

Directed by Jamie Roberts, the documentary “Vjeran Tomic: The Spider-Man of Paris,” is a captivating look at a master art thief with bold antics that rocked the art world. It’s another addition to the ever-growing field of documentaries. This documentary, which is available to stream on Netflix, explores the life and crimes of Vjeran Tomic, revealing a compelling story.

Saying Farewell to “Sex Education”

On Sept. 21, the Netflix original comedy series “Sex Education” came to an end with its fourth and final season. The series premiered in January 2019. The first season follows Otis Milburn as he deals with his lack of sexual experience but overwhelming knowledge on the matter due to his mother’s profession as a sex therapist. 

The Genius of Boygenius

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, I had the pleasure of attending an early release listening party for Boygenius’ new EP “the rest” that was set to release on the following Friday, Oct. 13. The listening party took place at Criminal Records in Atlanta, GA, and was open to all.