Author: Camiele

The Journey of a Cassie Part Two – The List 10

The Journey of a Cassie Part Two – The List

As much as I’m against Peking orders regarding group acts, I’m going to put any real fangirl bias aside and break it down to musical science — or at least my version therein. Yes, yes. I’m actually going to put the members of DBSK in ascending order from my least to most favourite.

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Paris Is Burning

Jennie Livingston chronicles the lives of some of the Black and Latino gay youth in NYC who’ve been turned out of their homes, ostracised by their communities, and left to fend for themselves. They learn how to survive, how to gain and express absolute self-confidence.

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Ito Junji – Tomie (Manga)

Tomie, Ito-san’s first manga, is one of the most shocking graphic novels ever created. It’s not only a study in the dangers of lust, it also uncovers the true nature of humanity and how, perhaps, the seven deadly sins are nothing more than a look at the ugliest and most distressing parts of human nature.

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Jhonen Vasquez – Johnny the Homicidal Maniac

Author and illustrator extraordinaire, Jhonen Vasquez is one of those artists that, perhaps, shouldn’t ever be allowed in public. His understanding of human nature is so deep, it’s frightening. With Johnny, the Homicidal Maniac, Vasquez shows the crazed and demented side of humanity.

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Ito Junji – Uzumaki (Manga)

Uzumaki tells the warped tale of Kurouzu-Cho, a fictional town on Dragonfly Lake. This tasty little bit of nastiness lets audiences into a world where everything is ruled by the spiral. Our shy hostess is the lovely Kirie Goshima, who tells us the story of the strange happenings that occurred in her small town.