Childhood Cartoons I Only Remember In Terms of the Intensely Vivid Feelings I Associate With Them

I don't know much but I do know these cartoons don't exist beyond the deeply vivid and psychologically troubling impressions that they can evoke at the mere mention of their name. Yes ,there are the good childhood shows like The Powerpuff Girls and Scooby Doo. Then there are these ones. The ones I couldn't tell you the … Continue reading Childhood Cartoons I Only Remember In Terms of the Intensely Vivid Feelings I Associate With Them

If Harry Potter Had Been Depressed Like The Other Teens I Know Instead of the Kind of Depressed that He, Harry, Was

Having the main character deal with every single problem by staying in bed does not make for a very exciting book set in a magical world. So, I totally understand why Harry dealt with his mental illness by going out and saving bunches of people whenever he could. But the thing is, he wasn't mentally … Continue reading If Harry Potter Had Been Depressed Like The Other Teens I Know Instead of the Kind of Depressed that He, Harry, Was

Boston’s Most Liminal Spaces: An Abbreviated Guide

What is a liminal space? In essence, it is a place where one senses the barriers between the real and the unreal becoming thin. A transitional area where, at any moment, impossible things might occur. Defining what makes such a space is tricky, however; there is merely is a certain thingness to them, a je ne sais quoi which must … Continue reading Boston’s Most Liminal Spaces: An Abbreviated Guide

Housman MD, or, House MD but House Speaks Only in Lines from AE Housman Poems

There is a lot of dark, chaotic energy contained in the show that we here at The Niche know as Hate Crimes MD. The weight of sadness and repression palpable in each and every sentence is truly unbearable. It seems fitting, then, to take that sadness and repression and attempt to make it even worse … Continue reading Housman MD, or, House MD but House Speaks Only in Lines from AE Housman Poems