A Story About Processing Sexual Trauma In The Digital Age

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault Unsplash / Wladislaw-Peljuchno It’s 3 a.m. and I get on Twitter because I can’t sleep. I scroll through hundreds of posts, nearly every single one about Bill Cosby or Brett Kavanaugh and the respective sexual assault cases against them. “Believe women!” some people seem to be…

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George RR Martin’s latest book extract may contain some sneaky ‘Game of Thrones’ clues

How far is it to Winterfell again?Image: hbo We may not be any closer to getting the next novel in George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, but that doesn’t mean we’re completely without new Game of Thrones material. On Thursday, Martin took to his website to…

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5 things to know for October 11: Tropical Storm Michael, financial markets, missing Saudi journalist, China, US Postal Service

(CNN)As the sun comes up on the Florida Panhandle this morning we’re getting up to speed on the devastation delivered byHurricane Michael. Peoplethere are going to need assistance. Here’s how you can help. And here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.…

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Typhoon Mangkhut heads to China as Philippines death toll rises

Storm now moving towards Chinas heavily populated southern coast with winds of more than 140km/h The death toll from Typhoon Mangkut has risen to 25 in the Philippines after the storm unleashed ferocious winds and rain thatflattened homes and crops,damaged airports and forced tens of thousands to flee. Presidential adviser…

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‘The Circus’ explores ‘distinctly American’ history, and how TV toppled the big top

(CNN)Stop if you’ve heard this one: A “distinctly American” mass-entertainment institution thrives for years, before its business model gets undermined by new technology. Only with “The Circus,” an oddly timely PBS documentary, it’s the “greatest show on Earth” that fell victim to a new delivery system — namely, television. The…

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