TW: sexual assault, rape I got my first tattoo when I was twenty. Got should be a relative term, since it was a DIY stick ’n poke of a hydrogen atom on my rib cage. I gave it to myself in the bedroom of the condo I lived in in Rhode Island for a summer, … [Read more…]
Last year, I received an advanced reader copy (ARC) of The Tao of Bill Murray by Gavin Edwards, marketed as an epic collection of Bill Murray stories. In exchange for a truthful review, the publisher sent me the polished manuscript, not quite finalized but assumed to be pretty close to what would be published a few months later in September 2016.
As a Bill Murray fan, I was excited to learn more about this somewhat mysterious celebrity and glean what wisdom he has to offer. But I never made it past the introduction.
CW: childhood sexual abuse, and sexual assault As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, the topic of virginity is not an easy one to discuss. When most people reflect on losing their virginity, it brings back happy, maybe funny memories. Maybe losing your viriginity brings you back to a long lost love. But for me, … [Read more…]