PodcastSuspension of Disbelief

Suspension of Disbelief: The Adventure Zone

Sometimes the world is really rubbish, so we need some good boys to make us laugh and sooth our souls, welcome to… THE ADVENTURE ZONE. I’ll start by outlining what D&D is, you’ve probably heard of it, but if not here we go. D&D or Dungeons and Dragons is a …

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Confederate: because white nationalists need escapism too

Confederate is set to be a new HBO series which explores a dystopian future where the South won the American Civil War. The show, to be run by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (the current show runners of Game of Thrones) imagines a world where slavery is legal and has …

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Doctor Who is being played by a woman; Sci-Fi ruined forever

After 54 years of men exclusively playing the alien known as ‘Doctor Who’ Jodie Whittaker will be taking on the role as the first woman to do so. Predictably this has not gone down well. After the announcement the wave of hateful comments poured in, which is not to say …

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Suspension of disbelief: Stuff you missed in history class

Ever fallen asleep in history class? I know I fell asleep in some maths lessons, but we’ve all had sleepless nights with school the next day and missed things. So if you ever missed a history lesson, or if like me you just like learning about the past and people …

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We all need a little Faith

So teenskepchick isn’t really a space for religion, but it’s definitely a space for super heroes and Faith is shaping up to be a favourite of mine. Faith is a relatively new series which began in 2016 by Valiant entertainment and created by a host of lovely people: Jody Houser …

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Shower thoughts on body positivity

CW: Examines body positivity and feelings of inadequacy due to being over weight. I firmly believe I will be taking a shower one day and as if struck by the grace of some stray particles of inspiration I shall think up the end of my novel. I believe this as …

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Who you gonna call?

Who’s excited? Can you tell I’m excited? GHOSTBUSTERS!!!

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Anonymity online

Happy new year everyone, I hope the next year brings plenty of happiness for us all. To break in the new year, after receiving some unpleasant responses from some men on a personal social media account, I thought it was about time to talk about being anonymous. It’s unfortunate that …

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