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A Perceived Threat

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Are all men truly a perceived threat to a woman? It sounds melodramatic unless you actually start looking into statistics of assaults on women who are just out in the world walking, running, working and living. These “perceived threats” are overwhelmingly men who commit assaults on women just out in the world existing. As someone who didn’t even grasp the depth of it until I’d experienced enough, I can tell you this is not an attack on all men. But…

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Review: I Spit on Your Grave

I am celebrating Spooktober with a horror movie each day and I began the month with “I Spit On Your Grave”. This is the 2010 remake. My plan isn’t only movies I haven’t seen, but I plan on expanding…

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Why I Abandoned The Walking Dead

There was a time when “The Walking Dead” was my favorite show on TV. Conceptually it was fantastic. The characters were dynamic and while not all likable were still compelling. The narrative was in constant movement and evolution and…

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Review: Hellboy

It was not an easy concept to embrace a new Hellboy.  It seemed insane to make another movie without Guillermo de Toro and Ron Perlman.  Del Toro was not offered the opportunity to write and direct the film, and…

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Running Tips

Running: Safety Tips for Women

When we think of safety tips for women while running it seems like a bit of an overreaction.  But, if you read your local news then you are probably familiar with how often women are attacked on running paths,…