About the Blog

In a world of Photoshop, Virtual Reality, and Fake News, we strive to see the truth.  Oftentimes, that truth is ugly. 

Our bloggers look beneath the 'pretty ' to see the damaged underbelly. We put literature, pop culture, social media, and myths under the microscope.

Did you know most Valentines Day roses come from child labor in South Africa? 

Models eat cotton balls dipped in orange juice. 

Singing, cutesy Shirley Temple was considered a 'totsy,' a child sex object by many writers of her time. 



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Abigail MOYER

Abigail Moyer is the author of All Sleep, a collection of psychological thrillers, and Size Zero, a crime novel. She attended New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. Her play, Grave, premiered at the Goldberg Play festival in 2016. And she has worked as a model and agent, which she inevitably regrets.  

Favorite Works: American Psycho, Lolita, The Bell Jar, The Black Cat, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Neapolitan Series, Plato's Symposium, and the Harry Potter series. 

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