2018 has been a crazy year, both in a good and bad way. There have been ups and downs, and where better to open up about these sorts of things than the great, unhearing void that is the internet? tw: depression, discussion of mental health, self harm, tendency towards melodrama
Wow there were so many good things to read and watch and play and listen to in 2018 - I've had to expand my lists from previous years! The thing I'm probably most happy about is the amazing number of books with LGBT characters in them. My top 10 books were definitely the hardest to …
Cassius "Cash" Green (Lakeith Stanfield) needs a job, and soon - his car is barely running and he's four months late on rent, the rent that keeps his uncle, Sergio (Terry Crews), with a roof over his family's head, so when he gets a job with telemarketing agency RegelView it seems like all his dreams have come true. Except they don't pay except on commission. When Cash is offered a promotion the day he and his friends organise a strike, he must work out just how far he will go, and just how much it can cost to keep above the breadline. tw: abuse (for art), police brutality, slavery, heavy drug use, sex, human experimentation, racism
Sick of the vicious reign of the rich and popular "Heathers," Veronica teams up with new bad boy, JD, to blow up the school heirarchy. tw: bullying, suicide, death, homophobia, mentions of eating disorders
There are so many amazing panels I want to see at PAX this year. I thought it might be fun to post all the panels I'm going to, especially because I want to write a little bit about them as I go!
On Sunday Sept 30th I participated in my first ever panel at Oz Comic Con. During the panel, a fee friends and I discussed the question "Queerness in Japanese Pop Culture: Authentic or a Fantasy Image?" Up until this point, queerness is never something I've discussed in front of a crowd of people and I …
With the previous review talking about how music is capable of saving your life, I thought it best to talk about the music that saved mine. I am not shy about the fact that I discovered the band Blue October from looking at the playlist for Twilight …
After Kris' ex-bandmate Terry sold out to become The Blind King she's been working in a dead-end job in a dead-end town. But then The Blind King comes back for one last tour, and this time Kris might just be able to bring him down, but first she has to get the band back together. In another dead-end town, Melanie clings onto the hope that The Blind King has given her, and his new show has given her the kick she needs to finally get out of the place. Part road-trip, part zombie movie, all metal. tw: sexual assault, suicide, forced drug-taking, medical horror, dismemberment
Pen is sick of trying to live up to everyone's expectations. No she doesn't want to be a boy, but she's not entirely sure she wants to be a girl if that means wearing skirts and just being what everyone wants her to be.
A collection of short stories based around horror and queer desire.