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Therefore I Geek Podcast, Episode 118 The Handmaid's Tale

In which, Tracy, Becky, and Dude recap the full first season of Hulu’s TV adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale, whose source material was by Margaret Atwood.   66 more words

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Postcards From the Edge

Carrie Fisher drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra.

But in another world, Carrie Fisher died with cocaine, heroine, and ecstasy in her system.  She self-medicated for her mental illness and lost the fight to addiction. 197 more words

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Pop Culture Confessions

    • When I was little, I thought Stevie Nicks, Carrie Fisher, and Princess Leia were two people.
      Related Carrie Fisher: This article by Courtney Enlow is a hard read but I’ve never heard family addiction described in a more accurate way.
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834. Raleigh Road, Tobacco Factory (9)

I love the stencil work of Stephen Quick, and I love Star Wars, so this was a nice treat for me to find. The piece is attached next to the front gate of the car park to the Tobacco Factory and looks out onto the street with a quiet modesty. 91 more words


Drugs, Death, Dignity, and Decency

Carrie Fisher died.

She was someone’s child. She was someone’s friend. She was someone’s beloved. She was sick and she succumbed to her illness.

That is the end of the story. 287 more words

Carrie Fisher Causes Of Death Released; What Is Sleep Apnea And How Can It Affect Your Health?

Carrie Fisher died from sleep apnea, among other factors, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. Although she was open about her struggle with drugs and there were signs of use, the medical examiner could not conclude whether they played a role in her death last December. 345 more words


Drugs and Bipolar, Carrie Fisher

“It only takes one bad day in a lifetime of trying to make it through each day, one at a time.”Jen Curry

Carrie Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, quoted below as saying this about her mother, who struggled with alcohol and drugs since age 13, and was later diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. 109 more words

Bipolar Disorder