The problem was that the horror from the books bled into my real life.
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I can feel them crawling underneath my duvet, traveling up my legs, over my torso and into my mouth.
In some households, Christmas was the holiday to await, advent calendar counting down the days, chocolatey treats eaten in anticipation. But for mine, it was Halloween.
The lights flicker and I hear the call end. That simple, really. Just a little bit of rain and suddenly the whole city’s wiring is failing. It reminds me of a macro cosmic motherboard gone wrong.
While Friday the 13th is sometimes seen as a generic set of films due to their sheer popularity, it’s actually quite the odd series.
Without further ado, then, let us don our critic’s costumes, grab our spooky snacks and begin our eldritch elocution.
While the piano is known as the “king of instruments,” in China, the guqin is well-loved as the “queen of instruments.”
“When we think about all the times that we accept crumbs because somebody has objectified us for our race, often because of our gender, it becomes an opportunity to really see how low our bar is, and where we actually want it to be,” said Matatas.
The Ubyssey sat down with writer Alix Ohlin to ask her about the 2021 Vancouver Writers Festival.
While it was certainly a musical event, crowded with the crème de la crème of our beloved UBC musicians, three food trucks and a couple of stalls selling overpriced clothes just did not cut it for me.
Once again, trends come and go. Recent menswear enthusiasts have been bringing more attention back to the overlooked sophistication that double-breasted jackets bring.
Just remember to forgive others for the mistakes they make; one believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.
With the common theme of finding beauty in the forgotten, or the private, both films spoke to the festival’s theme of “queering the self.”
“I put down the novel,” Williams said in an interview with The Ubyssey, “and started writing these essays about race.”
Spinning you Home, written by playwright Sally Stubbs and directed by UBC bachelor and masters of fine arts alum Sarah Rodgers, tells a heartwarming story, woven together by meaningful promises and serendipitous connections.