Society’s obsession with entertainment, our craving for comeback narratives, blinded us to the nature of C.K.’s problem. By making a triumphant return to the comedy scene the final stop in this story, we’re missing the underlying plot that’s been driving it. Continue reading Louis C.K.’s Return to the Stage: Does ‘Long Enough’ Exist?
By Jo Longley Please be aware, this article discusses violence, domestic abuse, and plot points from Joker. I didn’t want to write this. I had every hope that Joker would redefine the role. That this movie wasn’t what everyone feared it would be: a deep dive into the subconscious of a lonely, sad man. It … Continue reading Why Do Men Do This?
I asked my love what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object.
“Nothing,” he said, “because there is no such thing as either. The universe wouldn’t exist if there were.”
I thought, “No, you idiot. They fall in love.” Continue reading Another Kind of Splendor
If I’d had to guess what event in my life would tip me over the scale of sane into sobbing and incapable of moving forward— I wouldn’t have said Tanya. Continue reading Tanya