Posts tagged "horror"
Women of Color in Horror

Women of Color in Horror

  “The only thing that separates women of color from everyone else is opportunity.” At the 2015 Emmys, Viola Davis spoke in front of millions what women of color have felt and lived for decades. It is undeniable that entertainment media, especially the esteemed TV shows and films recognized at fancy gold-star award shows, are...
American Horror Story: American Horror Story

American Horror Story: American Horror Story

  Warning: This article contains spoilers for American Horror Story seasons 1-5 and discusses mature themes such as sexual abuse, profanity, and graphic violence. When I walked into college the morning after the premiere of American Horror Story: Hotel four different people asked me if I’d seen the episode. I hadn’t and was adamant about...
And Then I Woke Up

And Then I Woke Up

  I was woken up by my sister. She told me our mom had tried to burn me alive in my sleep (and I swear I could smell it, the smoke).