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Posts by abbey clarke

Internet Anonymity is a Dangerous Thing

By KoalapearSeptember 26, 2014
I am very disappointed in humanity right now. Let me ask you a question. Why do people lose their empathy and sensitivity on the internet? People blurt out the first thing that comes in their heads with no thoughts of the consequences. Most of the time ... More  →

10 Near-Fatal Moments in Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movie-Making History

By Abbey ClarkeSeptember 25, 2014
Acting (or filmmaking in general) is a risky business! There are guns, swords, explosions, and slippery stairs everywhere, and sometimes, people may mistake you being in actual peril for just really, really good acting. So the next time you call acting an easy gig, refresh y More  →
10 Near-Fatal Moments in Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movie-Making History

What is a Woman Worth?

By TanTanTheLadiesManSeptember 25, 2014
I guess I just don’t get it.  We boast about how we have a progressing society, about how we are gaining civil rights for all and have zero tolerance for discrimination and bigotry.  We tweet, post, blog, like, and share anything that fights for equality ... More  →

These Celebrities Have All The Right Bobs in All The Right Places

By Abbey ClarkeSeptember 17, 2014
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman will, at one point or many in her lifetime, will decide “these long tresses do not flatter me, and I desire to be flattered.” When wending roads of time and fate intersect, oftener than not such a woman will choose to g More  →
These Celebrities Have All The Right Bobs in All The Right Places

Royal Baby News Is The Best News

By Abbey ClarkeSeptember 10, 2014
Tip-top of the day to all you jolly what-whats! We come bearing news about the royal couple. They’re expecting a second little wee babe (er, sorry for slipping into Scottish there…), which means our dear Prince George of Cambridge will soon have a younger sibling. Our ... More  →
Royal Baby News Is The Best News

Taylor Swift Is A Feminist Now! But Who Else Is (Or Isn't)?

By Abbey ClarkeSeptember 9, 2014
In the dark days, TSwizzle wasn’t comfortable claiming that she was a feminist, instead saying, "I don't really think about things as guys versus girls. I never have. I was raised by parents who brought me up to think if you work as hard as guys, you can go far in life." More  →
Taylor Swift Is A Feminist Now! But Who Else Is (Or Isn't)?

The Internet Presents: The Coolest Stuff That Parents Have Ever Built For Their Kids!

By Abbey ClarkeSeptember 5, 2014
We might rag on our parents sometimes, but usually, they're actually pretty decent. But while "decent" is all right, are your parents SUPER COOL? We're talking like famous-on-the-internet cool. If not, maybe have them take a hint from these parents, who built or made some ... More  →
The Internet Presents: The Coolest Stuff That Parents Have Ever Built For Their Kids!

Sail With Me

By WaffleloveSeptember 5, 2014
As the sun rises, The stars flee and I pull the sails. Wet salty air on my face As my thoughts turn to the  One I love. Warm colors washing Over cool sky and sea Remind me of those times. The salty damp on my face- Is it sweat, sea Or silent tears? The waves crash and ... More  →
We Dreamed a Dream Hollywood Clique

We Dreamed A Dream Hollywood Clique

By Abbey ClarkeSeptember 3, 2014
Haven’t you ever dreamt of being friends with your favorite celebs? NEITHER HAVE WE. Now go one step further—what if you and all the coolest celebs were part of the same clique? Who do you think would fit into what role? We’ve put on our thinking caps and come up with More  →

Lover's Sway

By WaffleloveAugust 27, 2014
The blazing sun Hisses as it sinks Into the boiling seas. The gulls cry above As I wish for you To be here with me. A thousand miles Crash and burn Between us as the Sun blazes, glitters Bright across the waters. Licks of red orange Fire churn with The rich cool blue Of the deep and Settle as hot ... More  →
About the Author
Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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