And no, there’s no link there.

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Every now and then, when I’m feeling nostalgic for 2016, I get into an internet argument with someone who will — before the argument is over and without any evidence for it — call me some variation on “stupid,” “ignorant,” “uneducated,” or “dumb.” I mean … it’s fine. We’re fine…

A review of the latest Mortal Kombat movie.

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Spoiler Warning for Mortal Kombat 2021, but guys, seriously. Seriously.

I knew I needed this in my life since I saw the trailer in which Sub-Zero stabs a dude with a blood icicle.

And this isn’t the first time I saw a Mortal Kombat trailer and was like, “This is…

Meanwhile, in the land of the Conspiratorial …

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Some people inject hardcore drugs, others throw themselves out of planes, but I like to read the latest crazy from the Q conspiracists. And I do regret calling them “crazy,” because crazy implies they can and should be helped. I don’t know that I believe the Q conspiracists deserve anything…

Sometimes You Don’t Need to Calm Down

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According to Freud, depression is just anger turned inward. And if internet memes are to be believed according to “the Buddha,” which may or may not be referencing Siddhartha Gautama according to the meme maker, “Anger is like drinking poison and expecting someone else to die.”

They’re not wrong. But…

Ariadne Schulz

Doctor of Palaeopathology, rage-prone optimist, stealth berserker, opera enthusiast, and insatiable consumer of academic journals.

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