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LOVE CAN'T FIX THE HOLE THEY MADE: La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)

“La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)” takes the first part of its title from Vincent Van Gogh’s suicide note, which is a bit of a warning sign right from the start. 635 more words

Love Can't Fix The Hole They Made

"American Psycho" for the Penniless

Perhaps it is Jake Gyllenhaal’s performance that first reminds one of American Psycho, but it becomes increasingly apparent that were it not for his poverty, dressing skills, and exclusively-self-help-language, Lou Bloom would have been the perfect fit for the world of Patrick Bateman. 251 more words


Quote, Unquote : Bret Easton Ellis

“I stare into a thin, web-like crack above the urinal’s handle and think to myself that if I were to disappear into that crack, say somehow miniaturize and slip into it, the odds are good that no one would notice I was gone. 51 more words

On the Nightstand: Part 1

I bought a bluetooth keyboard to make it easier for me to write blog posts from my phone. Blogging #srysbznz

Hello I am Bea and I am a hoarder. 154 more words

Scary Stories

This is going to be a hard blog post to write, not because I don’t feel strongly about the subject matter or care about what I’m going to say, but because I don’t want to identify anyone as I go. 1,030 more words


A Lugubrious Commentary on a Soulless Society - On Reading Will Self's 'My Idea of Fun.'

A number of critics that I’ve come across have compared My Idea of Fun (1993) with Bret Easton Ellis’ 1991 novel American Psycho. This is not, I imagine, generally intended as a compliment. 548 more words

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