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Xenomorph from the 1979 film Alien
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Finding My Monsters

My fascination began with the 1979 film Alien. I was six when my parents let me watch it with them one night. The idea of an alien monster, called the Xenomorph in the movie, lurking in the vents of a spaceship was terrifying and invigorating. I wanted to know the Xenomorph’s motives. Why was the crew scared of it? Rewatching the movie as a pre-teen filled in the blanks. The crew feared the unknown, and this alien monster, for me, represented the misunderstood. I associated this monster with how I saw my body: strange, grotesque, and unnatural. It took me until my thirties to confront and reclaim my monsters.

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Afternoon Snack

If you’re still sleepy from the long weekend, we hope this sampling of links will perk you up, with no side effects! Our favorite discovery

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Roadtrip Snacks!

It’s a big national holiday in the US this week, and whether you’re driving across the state, across the street, or simply taking a mental vacation, we’ve got a little treat for you.

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Afternoon Snack

We are leaning into this whole “November” situation with heartwarmers and underass-fire-lighters (sorry??) in this week’s Afternoon Snack!

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Afternoon Snack

Can Guy Fieri single-handedly cure our depression? There’s only one way to find out!

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Literary Hot or Not: Carmilla Edition

he POMEcoven Book Club has been getting into the Spooky Season with the original Hot Lesbian Vampire Tale: Carmilla, by J.T. Sheridan Le Fanu. And to share this Good Word with all of you, we’re bringing back Literary Hot or Not—this time with 100% more goths.

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Afternoon Snack

As we tiptoe hesitantly towards the end of Daylight Savings Time and months of literal and figurative darker days, let’s remind each other that we need each other and find ways to meet those needs.

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Afternoon Snack

There are plenty of nasty things in the world to think and talk about, but today we’re focusing on the things that bring us pride, hope, and joy.

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Afternoon Snack

OCTOBER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AT LAST! This spooky season idea is just on a level we only dream of reaching. Incredible!! October also means that the ShortBox Comics

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