UMMA is a bleak film for a post-Roe United States.
Paula Ashe’s WE ARE HERE TO HURT EACH OTHER is the exquisitely demented lovechild of Pascal Laugier’s Martyrs, Clive Barker, and VC Andrews.
The fact that there are so many ways to interpret “I hope you’re well” makes it a poor tool for communication regardless of the motivation.
A lyrical, magical realism short story I wrote in 2004 about love, loss, trauma, and healing.
“Land of the quick fix. Land of consumption. Land of overwhelming opulence and sadness. Unhappiness masked by plastic smiles.”