Erin Lewis

Why we should burn the play version of A Little Life

Hanya Yanagihara’s 2015 novel ,A Little Life, has always been a controversial text. Following the life of four friends (Malcolm, JB, Willem, and Jude) in New York over the span of 40 years, the text delves into sexual and physical abuse, art, self-harm, aging, disability, queer identity, drug addiction, trauma,...
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Posted Feb. 19, 2024

I Always Cry at Weddings

Gaudy, fluorescent lights flood the room and occasionally beam onto my face before swanning after its next target. I neck down the last drink on the table, whether it was mine or not was irrelevant – no one else was touching it. I can always regret it later. The drone...
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Posted Nov. 19, 2023

Everyone is thin and no one is happy

In many ways the 2022 Met Gala was centred around Kim Kardashian. While other celebrities displayed ostentatious costumes crafted by haute couture designers, Kim Kardashian opted for a different route. Despite the theme being “In America: An Anthology of Fashion”, with a focus on The Gilded Age, Kim Kardashian decided...
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Posted Jun. 15, 2023