The legacy of trauma in IT: Chapter 2

When Stephen King’s IT was published in 1986, it courted controversy and became a massive bestseller – literally. With a length of over 1,100 pages, IT isn’t an easy read, but since the publication it has become one of King’s best-known works, one that many of his fans hold up as his best work. ITContinue reading “The legacy of trauma in IT: Chapter 2”

The art of being better

Overcoming a major trauma in one’s life makes for great entertainment. Seeing someone pull themselves out of addiction and self abuse is a trope as old as time, and there’s a reason it is still so incredibly common. Someone getting better in the physical sense is captivating, and in some cases relatable. However, while theContinue reading “The art of being better”

The fleeting feeling of Euphoria

One of the great joys of media consumption is its ability to spark nostalgia and memories. Whether it be plot-lines that remind you of a time and place, characters reminiscent of similar people in your life, or simply something you revisit that transports you back to the place you first experienced it, entertainment media hasContinue reading “The fleeting feeling of Euphoria”