Depression

You know that dream (or surreal horror trope) when you’re sort of trapped in your own body? It’s basically the way I’ve heard sleep paralysis described. You can see and hear things going on around you, and it feels like you should be able to interact with the world, but whenever you try to move…

What the “X” Stands For

Asking for an X means that you get to define what that means for yourself. The wonderful thing about the choice of the letter X is that it clearly doesn’t actually stand for a word like M or F. (Sex: xenomorph? xylophone?)

The Internet, Social Media, and Us

I’ve spent the last few months reflecting on social media’s role in my life, and our lives. Facebook is the only platform I really use these days. I somehow managed to quit my Tumblr addiction cold turkey a few years ago, and I only use Twitter very occasionally if I want to follow something happening live (like…