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Deep Dive: Street Life, High Stakes & Cheap Thrills

Welcome to Distraction’s second Deep Dive! It’s time to introduce this week’s selection of tales centered on street life. High stakes and cheap thrills are major motives of these works, as their characters bounce about by impulses of fear and joy. These four capitalize on thrills of...

Welcome to Distraction’s second Deep Dive! It’s time to introduce this week’s selection of tales centered on stre...

Deep Dive: Empowerment & Pride

Welcome to the inaugural entry of Distraction’s Deep Dive, a weekly, introductory column of diverse filmic content authored by an aspiring cinephile. Devour my public journal to discover and rediscover some of the most mind-bending, thought-provoking and evocative motion pictures out th...

Welcome to the inaugural entry of Distraction’s Deep Dive, a weekly, introductory column of diverse filmic content au...

“Obnoxiously Fucking Gay”

During my childhood, I made a pact with myself that I would exist in a vertical casket until the day I was six feet under. Never once did I consider wholly living for myself; instead, I accepted existing in a way that was most comfortable for others. Memories of youth that should be fille...

During my childhood, I made a pact with myself that I would exist in a vertical casket until the day I was six feet und...

I do, but not yet, if ever

Not everybody wants a Valentine, not yet anyway. Marriage and the desire to get married continues to be influenced by changing socioeconomic and cultural factors. Increasingly, young, educated adults are pushing back marriage dates and questioning what marriage even is.   College,...