Tag: Sara Century

“The Radical Empathy of Deanna Troi”

At StarTrek.com, friend of the Gutter Sara Century considers “The Radical Empathy of Deanna Troi.” “We live in a society that views compassion as a weakness, particularly feminine compassion. The message that to care is to give up your strength is instilled through media, culture, even in the […]

“Emily’s Story”

At Bella Media, friend of the Gutter Sara Century writes about Emily’s story arc in The Handmaid’s Tale television series. “Emily never stops trying. Even when she doesn’t even seem to fully remember what exactly she’s fighting for, she’s still fighting. Again and again, Emily fully recognizes the […]

“Do You Sleep?”

At Gayly Dreadful, Sara Century writes about insomnia and her love of horror movies. “The first horror films I truly remember: Nightmare on Elm Street, The Kiss, Vamp, Hellraiser and Hellraiser II, The Hunger, and Waxwork. These selections I feel are specifically important, as they would be the […]