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Quarantine stories from the Medium universe that reveal what happens behind closed doors

  • There’s something eerily prescient about the premise of Schitt’s Creek, a show about a family who is “forcibly separated from their livelihood and comfortable, spacious life,” writes Lizzie Finn. Much like the fictional Rose family, many of us are anxious to reclaim our old lives. But should we?


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‘My Dark Vanessa,’ by debut-novelist Kate Elizabeth Russell, is a triumph in how it encapsulates and transcends our current cultural moment

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‘Slut’ and ‘hussy’ used to have tame meanings. Then, like so many other feminine nouns, they came to mean ‘prostitute’

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The one where we retain our sanity in a stupid world

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