Sharing a notorious killer's last name caused turmoil for my family
What if another person who bears the same last name has tainted that name? Does this too define who we are?
- By JESSICA ROSZKO
"It" began with a movie
My aunt was a horror movie freak; she used to watch horror movies all the time.
She was only 11 years older than me, so when I was a young child she was a mere teenager — an age where the thrill of the only-imaginable death, suspense and horror are at its peak.
- By TAYLOR HAAHR
My boyfriend was not an 'acceptable' immigrant and couldn't stay in Canada
I take a moment waiting for her to finish debating a course of action with one of her intimidating male colleagues - something about the contents in the carry-on bag of the person in front of me - to look back once more and see him wiping a tear from his red, puffy face.
- By Angela Wither
An honest look at a misunderstood illness
Some women chew ice; some drink vinegar. The more daring ones swallow cotton balls soaked in water or sniff nail polish remover — they say the fumes make them dizzy enough to forget their hunger. Some women throw up after every meal or take 20 laxatives each night.
- By SILVIA PIKAL