Category: Nonfiction

Media about or based on real events. Includes fictionalized versions of real events.

The Act: Episode 5

After two years of online messaging, Gypsy and Nick want to meet in real life. After a catastrophic first impression, Gypsy decides to go to plan B, killing her mother so that they can be together.

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A Father’s Story

A biography of the infamous Jeffrey Dahmer from one of the people that knew him best: His Father. Topics discussed could be upsetting, so reader discretion is advised.

The Act: Episode 3

Dee Dee and Gypsy Blanchard meet their Wolverines at a comic convention. Both have a budding romance, but will Dee Dee allow it?

The Act: Episodes 1 and 2

In 2015, the facade that Dee Dee Blanchard had maintained for years came crashing down. Her abuse came to an abrupt end after her daughter Gypsy Rose orchestrated her murder. 2019’s The Act dramatizes the events that led up to Dee Dee Blanchard’s murder.

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With this year’s oscars came a list of movies that I need to watch. I reviewed the book Black Klansman last summer, and I intend to review the movie, which won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay. However, the film that caught my attention was the winner of best short documentary: Period:

White Fragility: Why it’s so Hard for White People to Talk about Racism

Robin DiAngelo’s 2018 book Why it’s so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism is what it says on the cover. DiAngelo is a white woman writing this book for a white audience. It talks about how white people are often anxious and reactive when talking about racism. Often,

My Friend Dahmer

Content Warning: as the title suggests, this book discusses Jeffrey Dahmer. It includes sensitive topics such as murder, sexual assault, pedophilia, cannibalism, and necrophilia. Also, this book deals with the cruel and hurtful mocking of people with disabilities. “Pity him, but don’t empathize with him.” John “Derf” Backderf says in

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