Marianne Eloise

Opinion

Why are celebrities so obsessed with Disneyland?

From the Kardashian-Jenners to Cardi B's teacup-riding bodyguard, we unpack the obsession the rich and famous have with the happiest place on earth.
Marianne Eloise
4.27.22
Culture

In defence of the Disney adult

In an extract from 'Obsessive, Intrusive, Magical Thinking', writer Marianne Eloise explores the intersection of neurodivergence, fixation and disorder.
Marianne Eloise
4.1.22
Culture

Cinema still has a problem with autistic representation

The recent furore over Sia's 'Music', starring neurotypical actor Maddie Ziegler, has revealed a deeply embedded culture of media ableism.
Marianne Eloise
12.7.20
Culture

This anti-capitalist novel explores what it means to be 'normal' in an abnormal world

'Earthlings', the newly translated follow up to Sayaka Murata's debut 'Convenience Store Woman', is not for the squeamish. You should read it anyway.
Marianne Eloise
10.2.20
Culture

Cluttercore is the new, maximalist aesthetic taking over TikTok

Step aside Marie Kondo, move on cottagecore; this is a messy, actually lived-in lifestyle we can get on board with.
Marianne Eloise
8.18.20
Culture

"Make It Stop" TikTok is highlighting how female pain is ignored

If your FYP has been filled with endless loops of "Can't Stop Singing" from Disney's Teen Beach Movie lately, this is why.
Marianne Eloise
7.31.20
Culture

Why young autistic people don't want the lockdown to be lifted

While the uncertainty of coronavirus has been devastating for many autistic people, some elements of the response -- social distancing, flexible working, clear rules around staying at home -- will be sorely missed.
Marianne Eloise
6.10.20
Culture

How self-isolation made the internet wholesome again

With most of the world stuck inside, we're all heading online. But for once, we're using our URL time to be kinder to each other.
Marianne Eloise
4.2.20
Culture

20 years on, The Sims is still the ultimate roleplay fantasy for generation rent

Imagine if Rosebud worked in real life. Ha. Ha ha ha ha ha.
Marianne Eloise
2.7.20
Culture

goodbye to the 2010s, a decade of upcycled culture

As we head into the roaring 2020s, Y2k nostalgia is alive and well. But rather than feeling boring, a new generation is reinvigorating the trends of the past, making them exciting and completely their own.
Marianne Eloise
10.11.19
Culture

should we be archiving our digital lives? and how?

We asked some experts.
Marianne Eloise
5.24.19
Music

how we let myspace lose our music and break our emo hearts

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Marianne Eloise
3.21.19
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