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The chameleon was a one-time thing. Probably. My name is Alaina Johns. I'm a freelance writer and editor based in Philadelphia, PA.  

 

 

John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ and the nature of disability

John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ and the nature of disability

Published on April 17, 2018 with Broad Street Review.

When I went to see the new horror blockbuster A Quiet Place last weekend, I landed next to a pair of whisperers. Just my luck. 

When I’m enjoying a communal cultural experience like an excellent horror movie in the theater, I don’t like it when something about my environment doesn’t suit my needs and preferences. I tried glaring sideways over the single empty seat between the whisperers and me, but it didn’t work. Read more

Tell me how you really feel: GPCA introduces “narrative medicine” to Philly with a story slam

Tell me how you really feel: GPCA introduces “narrative medicine” to Philly with a story slam

Knight Foundation grants spotlight urgent need for diversity in the arts

Knight Foundation grants spotlight urgent need for diversity in the arts