grief

Film

'Happy Death Day 2U' Is More About Grief Than Horror

Audiences are never around to see what it must be like to renegotiate your reality when everyone you loved has been killed, but Christopher Landon's latest teen horror uses that as a starting point.
George Griffiths
3.6.19
mental health

This Mental Health Podcaster Told Me How to Deal with the Death of My Friend

I spoke to comedian Mike Brown about what it means to be a black man in search of therapy.
Noel Ransome
2.11.19
BFI London Film Festival 2018

Steve McQueen's 'Widows' Is a Tale of Grief Told with Tons of Guns

The film's three bereaved leading women pay off the $2 million debt left by their career-criminal husbands while masterfully dealing with race and class along the way.
Ryan Bassil
11.6.18
Comics!

'Bye Darla,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Tara pays tribute to her beloved dog in this beautiful comic.
Tara Booth
8.23.18
Film

How Horror Has Evolved from Slasher to Drama

Films like ‘Hereditary,’ 'Get Out,’ and ‘A Quiet Place’ are using terror as a Trojan horse for indie drama.
Noel Ransome
6.13.18
Photos

These Photos Helped Me Understand My Dad's Overdose Death

Photographer Jackie Dives talks about the double exposures that helped her process the grief of losing a parent to addiction.
Jackie Dives
6.13.18
Essays

Rethinking My Broken Relationship with My Troubled Dad Now That He’s Dead

No matter how much I tried to be a good daughter, he will always be the man I was literally and figuratively running from.
Katie Tamola
5.15.18
LGBTQ

My Search for Meaning After the Death of My Ex-Boyfriend

Though Jon and I were no longer in the same three-way relationship, we still lived together, and his loss has caused me indescribable pain.
Jeff Leavell
5.3.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

This Is What Happens After Your School Shooting

You dread telling people where you're from.
Kelly Terifay
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

How Survivors of Shootings Help Other Survivors

They understood why I didn't like balloons or felt uneasy in grocery stores or other places that didn't allow me to clearly plot an exit.
Heather Martin
3.23.18
Voices of School Shooting Survivors

Recovery After a School Shooting Isn't a Race, It's a Marathon

It's an ongoing process that doesn't get easier.
Zachary David Cartaya
3.23.18
mental health

What It's Like to Lose a Sibling to Suicide

People who lose a brother or sister to suicide are rarely acknowledged as a group by society, but the risks to their own mental health are huge.
Angela Skujins
3.13.18
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