“People mistake vulnerability for intimacy. It’s not just annoying, it’s damaging.” — these words from my friend and Anti-Nihilist Institute co-founder Anna Lind-Guzik have been knocking around in my head lately for a reason. Vulnerability is a useful tool of connecting to one’s audience. This isn’t just true of confessional writing. When I began to openContinue reading “I talked about abuse and made you uncomfortable? Good.”
And one would be incorrect. And, you know, the thing about Patrick Stewart, what makes him so infinitely watchable, is the fact that whenever a character of his has a supremely difficult moment, you know that it’s coming from a real place inside of him, and yet it is also very dignified. And I don’tContinue reading “One would think that it is not scientifically possible for Patrick Stewart to be even more amazing”
My latest column is all about MTV Ukraine and the normalization of domestic violence. Incriminating pictures are included (in case anyone is wondering if I’m making this stuff up, which isn’t something I’d automatically blame you for). Please post widely, if you can.
Just so they can have their “I told you so” moment? The fact that Ginmar is gleefully reporting that Ren had her nose broken 4 times as the result of her job, then accusing Ren of lying when she points out that this isn’t the case, makes you wonder. Few have called Ginmar out forContinue reading “Are these people just wishing something truly horrible would happen to Renegade Evolution?”