Lindsey Romain

Writer

Location icon United States of America

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Vulture
10/25/2016
8 Ways Westworld Is the New Lost

It's a question that opens and haunts HBO's new mystery drama Westworld, a show that extrapolates every possible meaning from the idea of "reality" until its hard to really make sense of it. What separates man from sentient machine, and how far must we lean into our own psyche before we can possibly summon the answer?

Birth.Movies.Death.
12/27/2016
Carrie Fisher And Me

I used to pray to be small. Not just physically, but in my presentation of self. I'm too loud. Too frank. Too opinionated. Too big. The world isn't so kind to big women. People laugh at your jokes. You get invited to parties. Self-deprecation is your currency, and sometimes you're rich.

Vulture
08/04/2016
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's Strangest Twist May Have Roots in History

Spoilers ahead for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hit shelves Sunday and is already one of the fastest-selling books in history. The numbers indicate that Potter still has an incredible hold on the world, good news for the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film and its just-announced sequel.

redeyechicago.com
10/14/2014
I don't want to get married, and that's OK

I'm a few days back from watching "Gone Girl" -- the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's caustic, thrilling best-selling book -- and feel pretty relieved that I was born without the marriage chromosome. You know the one: the festering tick that strikes midnight in your 20s and is suddenly hungry for lace and toaster ovens.

redeyechicago.com
08/14/2014
Flirting with depression: The problem with suicide hotlines

The suicide of Robin Williams is one of those permeating cultural events that's more than just the loss of a performer who meant so many things to so many generations. The nostalgic older folks remember his "nanu nanus," the Gen X'ers "O! Captain," Millennials his fire boobs.

redeyechicago.com
02/25/2015
Nitpicking feminism strengthens the movement

As women, there's a universal experience that binds us: that of being and experiencing life as the lesser gender. Not lesser by virtue, mind you, but by supposition. History dictates the sway, and men continue their rule. As feminists (the ones thirsty for equality, not dominance), we hope to dismantle this standard.

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