The soundstage’s kitchen didn’t have a dishwasher, so he was forced to make dishwasher salmon in the oven instead—like some kind of hack.
I learned to reevaluate the meaning of ‘normal’ in relationships, and also my habit of reflexively turning to data.
Disability ruins everything, these stories tell us: disability itself is tragedy. These people’s lives are over, apparently, even though they are palpably still here.
Perhaps the certainty that you are not the monster—that no matter what you do, you will never become the monster—is what gives rise to monstrous behavior.
Through myth-making and symbolism, the natural world comes to stand in for potent human ideals.
Black women have been killed for our beliefs for as long as Black people have been demanding the right to breathe.
His mother said to me, “French mothers can be wild. That one in particular is a monster.”
In my family, race itself did not exist. If I wanted to be real, I could not experience what was not real.
When your back is against the wall, dumping your loved ones in the president’s front yard can seem like the only rational response.