It is a truth universally acknowledged, that any person who suffers from chronic health problems with mental health components, must be in want of someone to cheerfully suggest: "Have you tried meditation and yoga?"
There is a linguistic thread that runs through The Truth About Owls that I keep catching myself thinking about.
Here is a short list of some behaviours and reactions I have noticed happening a lot since around mid-March. I am just noting them, not analyzing or judging them.
This week: a post-apocalyptic novel by Aliette de Bodard in the ruins of Paris, the ethics of mining trauma for literature by Lindsay Nixon, the inimitable Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars by Kai Cheng Thom, a critical look at IWD in Québec by Émilie Nicholas in Le Devoir, and more!
A personal blog post about my mental illness struggles, having empathy, having anxiety, and the world being such a shitty place so much of the time.
In The Last Jedi, director Rian Johnson's was playing off audience's expectations from messed-up young hot male villains. "This isn't going to go the way you think."