Author Archives: mariethearistocat

Dear Netflix

TRIGGER WARNING: SUICIDE, EATING DISORDERS Dear Netflix, Please stop making shows/ movies about mental illness willy-nilly. Coming from a girl with clinical depression and anxiety, your depictions never get it right. I’m a sucker for any entertainment, especially your notoriously … Continue reading

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roadblock

falling in love is like learning to drive. at first, you stop too often, jumpy, and look left and right  left and right  left and right before easing your way into the intersection. you make your first turn; you drive … Continue reading

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Monthly Madness

Periods. Otherwise known as menstruation. Otherwise known as the precursor to pregnancy, that time of the month, the curse, the monthlies, shark week, and the list goes on. Yet, with its many names, society seems to forget about this natural … Continue reading

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where the heart is

it’s true what they say, home is where the heart is. my heart lies in a small piece of california where fire has burnt the once green shrubbery. where the air is thick and sweet, like a gooey piece of … Continue reading

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Super Scary, Stereotypical Costumes

Halloween is arguably one of the most fun holidays. You can dress up like a banana, a zombie cheerleader, or even a cat. However, a certain kind of costume that is not acceptable, comes around every year. Those costumes fall … Continue reading

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Death Note to Whitewashing

In an interesting turn of events, Ed Skrein, who was originally set to star in Hellboy, backed out of his role this summer because of his character’s mixed-Asian decent. Now, I’m upset that not enough people are talking about this. … Continue reading

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Asking For It?

TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE Most people that know me can agree that I’m an outspoken feminist. They know that I stand up for women’s rights, try to be politically correct, the list goes on. They know that I love to write … Continue reading

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