Denise “The Vamp DeVille” Zubizarreta is a neurodivergent Puerto Rican + Cuban multidisciplinary creative, researcher, and scholar currently living and working in Colorado
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Murder Mysteries: Our Fascination With Death
Half of Americans say they enjoy true crime and women are more likely than men to really dive in. Lately, it’s as of every other show on all streaming platforms is another deep dive into a true crime murder mystery. True crime series have become a staple in entertainment but why? What is our obsession with death and the events that surround it? Do we truly believe this could help solve cold cases or is there something much more primal laying beneath the surface?
Wonderful breakdown! There’s so much to be said about how Disney canon has changed the way we interpret and share these stories. That’s an article all on its own.
After doing comedy for almost a decade, I think I’ve had this conversation with other comics at least one hundred times. For the most part everyone has had the same opinion, that jokes aren’t to be taken seriously and nothing is off the table. With so much going on today it’s been difficult for people to disconnect the joke from reality as jokes have gotten much more complex since the early days of standup. It’s always an interesting conversation and debate.
I’ve watched this movie so many times and have enjoyed breaking it down with friends who are equally obsessed with horror. You’ve done an amazing job here of connecting so many points! Thank you for the detailed writing, amazing read!