Finding Catharsis in Nicole Dollanganger’s “Angels of Porn II”

Content warning for mentions of sexual assault, eating disorders, and some personal PTSD experiences involving intrusive thoughts and panic attacks. I know I am having a bad mental health day when I get the song “Angels of Porn II” stuck in my head. Panic will start to bubble up, clawing beneath my skin with a … Continue reading Finding Catharsis in Nicole Dollanganger’s “Angels of Porn II”

Having trauma doesn’t mean you can only consume mild, boneless art.

“The most important thing becomes control. Engaging with it on your own terms. Anything to not feel helpless.” – Daisy Tonner, The Magnus Archives Content warning for mentions of violence, sexual assault, and some personal PTSD experiences involving dissociation and panic attacks. Despite being a sexual assault victim, and despite being someone who struggled with … Continue reading Having trauma doesn’t mean you can only consume mild, boneless art.

Anime Escapism, or why my depressed ass watched so many Japanese cartoons

It's been a long time since I've actually sat down and watched any anime. My anime-viewing habits are pretty fickle. I either binge watch ten series all the way through in a month, or I don't watch anything other than snippets of whatever shounen my boyfriend's watching in the living room. Maybe it was a … Continue reading Anime Escapism, or why my depressed ass watched so many Japanese cartoons