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Hey! My lovely geniusfriend and all round renaissancemansdude @matthewseiji made ambient sounds for my 90s style girlhackertopia. Have a listen: caraellison.co.uk/

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Disgusted that any person might think the BBC Pride and Prejudice may ever bested

A bad thing to say to your single friend is 'if I weren't married I'd take you in a manly fashion' because then you create a woman who will fantasise about that until she is dead and never gets anything done. Society will collapse under this heterosexual system

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I am currently watching a BBC drama called Clique which was filmed on my street in Edinburgh and it seems every single picturesque place in the entire city. They shut down my street for two weeks which forced the council to clean up our bins so this dramas ok imo

Also of note is Miles' column on period sex, which I agree with so much but mainly I love the idea of deliberately pagan sex where one then looks like an Andrew WK album cover?? melmagazine.com/the-snowflake-

Miles Klee rhapsodising about getting skull straddled is a comforting, pleasurable, lilting journey, a real joy to read melmagazine.com/the-snowflake-

Are you in the UK, have children, loved Deus Ex and System Shock 2 and immersive sims? Well even if you don't have kids have I got a Cara-designed BBC gameshow for you: bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p05v

Can't wait to show you this tv show pals I am excited about it

70% of the devs I wrote about in Embed With were women, and most devs across the world named Rami and Anna Anthropy as the prime reason they were making games. So it's probably not J Blow from the block who's changing games culture

I guess 'Edgy' Reportage these days is 'coverage of devs who are not men and not American'

When anyone deviates from Dry Reportage About Medium That Is Mostly About Themes From Arnie Movies gamers find it wildly offensive

I looked on twitter to see if anyone is talking about embed with games still and one person said it was too gonzo and 'edgy in the night'. wtf is edgy about it? like, it reports what happened to me?

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@caraellison 5th Harmony’s Sauced Up has been constantly for me.

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uh... Charli XCX's eminently relatable Boys?

Here is a list of the Best Carapop listens:
Carly Rae's Cut To The Feeling (this is my writing manifesto)
Charli XCX's Nuclear Seasons (we are in them)
Chvrches' Lies (all writers lie)
Drake's Make Me Proud (I always make Drake proud)
How about u??? Pls send recent pop listens

I ordered a tiny plate of beef tataki just for the ponzu and well now I'm homesick about Japan again

Maybe failure is the last great boss. It's sort of invigorating when you fail and other people agree with you on why the thing failed and you think: finally, I am thinking concretely

It's taken me years to realise it but: I want to be able to fail and not have to answer to anyone but myself.

I don't want the power to be rich and famous and admired. I want the power to be able to fail at the projects I want to make, and count it as education. I want to succeed at projects that would make others happy.