Greetings from TIFF, where I just saw Broker and laughed and cried and got my heart hella squeezed. This week’s Pro-Tips are a bit anemic given, um, I dunno, the fact that the only thing people want to talk about is Don’t Worry Darling?! (My favorite take, per usual, comes from Hunter Harris.)

Also, the Queen just died.


I got a wee bit salty in my Stream It review of Look Both Ways.

In the realm of book reports:

Book-Related Things

If I were Chainsaw, I’d be squawking right now:

The winners of the 2022 Hugo Awards!

Children’s authors reimagine Anne of Green Gables.

Q&A with Demon in the Wood creators Leigh Bardugo and Dani Pendergast.

A bookish history of fandom.

Onscreen Things

The trailer for My Best Friend’s Exorcism is here!

Julia Roberts thinks we didn’t fully appreciate 90s rom-coms but like, speak for yourself.

Very happy for Brendan Fraser’s comeback but… it doesn’t come without controversy.

Here’s a list of 20 book-to-screen adaptations coming this fall and winter.

Vulture’s ranking of the 25 best college comedies of all time. HARD AGREE on their #1 pick.

Squid Game star Lee Jung-jae will lead the new Star Wars series The Acolyte.

Social Media Things

What, you thought I was done not worrying, darling?

What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.

Sarah lives in Austin, and believes there is no such thing as a guilty pleasure, which is part of why she started FYA in 2009. Growing up, she thought she was a Mary Anne, but she's finally starting to accept the fact that she's actually a Kristy.