Cinema of Bodies, Cinema of Gh...

Jan 31, 2015 by

A bigger problem is that these blockbuster heroes are not allowed to die, and they are never in any real danger of dying. We know they will always pull through and live.

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Jan 30, 2015 by

FACT ALERT: Anything invisible that doesn’t seem to be trying to kill us is just one major breakthrough away from being found out as a villain.

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The Golden Age is…Now?

Jan 29, 2015 by

What I wouldn’t give to walk the halls of Downton Abbey in the early 20th century, drink tea with Jane Austen, or ride a train down the coast of California with John Steinbeck.

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Jan 28, 2015 by

“You might have heard that you should punch the shark in the nose. This is probably not a good idea…. In many situations in which...

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Common Ground

Jan 27, 2015 by

We park up against the failing fence near the bathrooms. We get out of the car, feel our feet on ground, and keep talking. A lot has come before us here.

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Jan 26, 2015 by

No life is a cliché. Ever. Because you are you and no one else—and the fact that it’s a cliché to say it doesn’t make it a cliché to live it.

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The Longest Distance

Jan 25, 2015 by

When I wake up in the middle of the night, the first thing I do is check my legs. Often, during the night, I kick off my covers and wake up with my legs cold to the bone.

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Use Your Words

Jan 24, 2015 by

I over-share. I talk way too much about exes and bodily functions. I don’t want a world of “Laurens,” because no one would be able to finish their dinners.

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Jan 23, 2015 by

Thankfully, over the past five years, my attitude towards my illness has changed from constant worrying and embarrassment to sarcastic apathy about its ridiculousness.

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Epigraphs to Heaven

Jan 22, 2015 by

Our conceptions of heaven are the result of accumulated literature and its interpretations. But what if one had to choose a single literary epigraph for this Great Story?

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