TV, Movies and Entertainment

12 Things Harry Potter Taught Me About Grief

If you hang out here regularly you may already know that Eleanor and I are both pretty big fans of Harry Potter. You may have been tipped off when we wrote our very own Harry Potter Grief Theory. That post required a bit of explaining for those who haven’t read the Harry Potter books or seen the movies.  Fortunately, …

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Celebrities Speaking Up About Grief: Volume 14

Okay, I am officially the worst at keeping up with this series.  I looked back to see when the last volume came and it was in 2015!!  What can I say?  I’m sorry. Luckily this week there was a lot of celebrity grief news and comments, prompting us to revitalize this series. We realize that …

9 Reasons It Is Not Crazy To Grieve A Celebrity Death

Raise your hand if David Bowie’s death hit you harder than you expected.  Okay, I can’t see you; you can’t see me, but I assure you, my hand is raised.  I had a plan for today’s post, but I can seem to focus to write it because I have been thinking obsessively about celebrity deaths …

Coping With The New Year’s Eve Blues: the youtube edition

If you are a regular WYG reader (and thank you if you are) you probably know that we like to keep our definition of coping broad around here.  Very broad.  There is no recipe or checklist for coping; what works for me may not work for you, what works for you may not work for me. …

Celebrities Speaking Up About Grief – Volume 13

If you are a WYG regular (and we hope you are) you probably know we love love love when celebrities open up about grief.  No, it is not because we take some twisted pleasure in the pain of the rich and famous.  We love that celebrities talking about grief shines a light on a universal human experience …

Inside Out Offers Important Lessons for Grieving Children and Adults

If you’re wondering whether Pixar’s newest movie Inside Out will make you cry, the answer is maybe.  I know because I saw it a few days ago, thanks to Discount Tuesdays at the local movie theater and two very bored children (we’re on week two of summer vacation people, things are not looking good). I’m not a particularly …


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