O’Hagan Blades
Blades: Comedy, tragically marginalized

When I was a freshman in high school, I had a crush on a senior who was everything I wasn’t: rebellious, jaded, cynical and depressed. […]

Blades: Finding post-shopping solace

My bedroom looks like the remains of a circus after a hurricane. A plastic Viking helmet perches precariously on a bookshelf that leans noticeably to […]

Casualty of controversy: The pro-choice movement

When I was in second grade, I had a teacher who decided that we were mature and responsible enough to be allowed to chew gum […]