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survival strategies: boardwalk empire edition

The women of Boardwalk Empire employ different survival strategies to keep themselves safe. It’s easy to dismiss Lucy and Gillian because they use their sexuality¬†and are upfront about that. It’s easy to loathe Gillian because of how she handles men. … Continue reading

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dirty books

I picked up a dirty book from the library today. The edges are dusty, the plastic dustjacket is crinkled and torn, and the spine is weary. It’s exciting. I don’t mind dirty books. In fact, I rather like them. When … Continue reading

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