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    Grief, Depression, and the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Musical

    “Grief, Depression, and the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Musical” comes with a trigger warning for depression and grief, at the request of the author Where there’s life, there’s hope. Every day’s a gift. Well, that depends… This is not your typical fan article. I’m writing this as part of Mental Health Awareness Month, with the […] More

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    Jonathan: Power Alone Maketh Not a “Superstar” in the Buffyverse

    Jonathan Levinson, a background character at Sunnydale High (played by the brilliant actor and screenwriter Danny Strong), made his debut on Buffy the Vampire Slayer as a joke. Popular dimwit Harmony refers to him as “just the stallion” Cordelia needs to “mount” after breaking up with nerdy Xander Harris. Jonathan’s small stature and meek demeanor […] More

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    Tiger King Shows Us America’s Feral Underbelly

    There’s showing and there’s telling. A proficient documentarian leaves judgment and conclusions to the viewer. A good documentary shows. Tiger King, the latest Netflix smash, definitely shows. As the series progresses, it often shows more than any of us who are not “cool cats and kittens” are prepared to see. Spawning countless memes, criticisms, and […] More