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The Ninth Year: The Haunting of Swill House

Category: Discussion

A Very Biased Ranking of the Silent Hill Games

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The White Lotus and the Abject Villainy of Entitlement

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I Am Willing to Make an One (1) Exception For Sue Sylvester

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A Gay Girl in Damascus: Anatomy of a Hoax

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Let’s Talk About The Strange World of Online Eating Disorder Communities

(small side note: my next book is available for pre-order right now! Please consider grabbing a copy at a pre-release discount right here!)

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Scotland’s Strangest Failed Theme Park: A History of Santa Claus Land

Now, lockdown has sent us all down a few rabbitholes, I’m sure. My latest? Theme parks. Mysteries, histories, the whole nine yards – I have become an amateur theme park enthusiast without stepping out of my own home. God, the internet is a wonderful thing, isn’t it?

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Stay Beautiful: The Commodification of Feminist Self-Care

How are you all doing? Would you like a cup of tea? Pet my cat’s little head? Here, let me get you a blanket. You look cold. Or maybe that’s just the icy stare I’m giving the next episode of Lost I have to recap. Who knows?

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Sexism is Boring

I’m bored of misogyny.

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Creativity Right Now is Hard (But Please Keep Doing It)

I’m going to be real with you: writing this blog, this last month, has been tough.

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Stephen King’s The Stand: My Dream Adaptation Casting 2020

Hi! I’m Lou. This is my blog, where I share my Pointless Opinions (copyright pending) for your reading edification. And this week, my Pointless Opinions are rendered DOUBLY pointless: both by the fact that I have actually already written this article, and that someone else has been commissioned to create a “real miniseries” with an “actual cast” that doesn’t “refer to some weird list written by a blogger people avoid eye contact with in the street”.

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