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DESCRIBING CHAOS - JOAN DIDION (1934-2021)

A tribute to legendary writer Joan Didion

RIP Joan Didion

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live…” ― Joan Didion, The White Album

The news broke on the afternoon of December 23rd: Joan Didion, the influential essayist, novelist, and screenwriter, died at the age of 87.

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Good Riddance, Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos went to space this morning ... unfortunately he is back

UPDATE: JULY 20 2021

How anticlimactic: Jeff Bezos went to space ... And then immediately came back to earth.

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Oldies playing in the car and it's raining | Dreamscape (road trip w/ cars passing) 3 HOURS ASMR

Ah, playlists. They've always been ways to communicate unsayable feelings and to transmit us to different, sometimes extremely specific times and places.

But lately my YouTube and Spotify recommendations have been filled to the brim with extremely specific yet somehow universal playlists. Though they all seem to express a variety of different experiences, most are escapist and some are definitely weirder than others.

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Sports

Did Joe Biden Try to Have Tiger Woods Assassinated?

What do GameStop, Reddit, Tiger Woods, and Joe Biden all have in common? This insane conspiracy theory.

Update 7/15/2021: As predicted, Bishop Larry Gaiters has added another name to the Deep State Democrat's ledger of violence against Black celebrities. Along with Tiger Woods and Kobe Bryant, Gaiters now claims that they targetted Chadwick Bosman.

Though this time he at least changed the script slightly by pointing to an actor rather than another athlete, the government's dark agenda is always the same: silencing Black conservatives. And what's so insidious is that they always manage to strike before anyone even knows that the celebrities in question are conservatives.

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Film Lists

10 Movie Protagonists Who Just Needed Therapy

From revenge fantasy epics to romantic comedies, we're tired of trauma as a personality trait. It's time for therapy besties!

Like most NYU students, Christine from Lady Bird needed therapy

It's a tale as old as time: the search for catharsis.

And since movies are the form of storytelling most apt for mindless escapism, film tropes have emerged to give us the satisfying feeling of catharsis through well-worn story structure and character formulations.

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The End of an Era: "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" Just Ended. But Will We Be Free?

The Kar-Jenners have built their empire at the expense of the marginalized groups they steal from

Keeping Up With the Kardashians Finale

via E!

It's the end of an era, and oh how times have changed.

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