guess i'll die

Ellen Scott
mental health, digital culture, and modern life musings
Created 01 Feb 2021
  • an interview with a man who sends me wedgie pics
    17 Aug 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    This needs some context. Back in 2018, in the days long before Covid and clapping, I wrote an article about wedgie fetishes. I found some people (all men) with a kink for wedgies, chatted with them ab...
  • is it the platform or the people?
    18 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Twitter doesn’t send horrific racist abuse, people do. …on Twitter. They do it, but use Twitter to do it. And there we have it: the big debate of our time. Across the internet, you can find a load of ...
  • I'm worried about Love Island
    28 Jun 2021 • 2 min read • 1 1
    The horniest islanders yet. Pure chaos. Nature healing. This is what people are expecting from the first series of Love Island following the emergence of Covid-19. We’re filled with hope that a year o...
  • the Gordon Ramsay multiverse
    13 Jun 2021 • 5 min read • 0 1
    When did I first discover the immensely comforting power of Gordon Ramsay calling someone a FUCKING donkey? It started with Kitchen Nightmares and a Christmas gift of a TV in my teenage bedroom. Those...
  • a heads up that the vaccine might mess with your period
    02 Jun 2021 • 5 min read • 2 3
    I got the first dose of my vaccine (Pfizer! My arm hurt and I was tired afterwards, but who knows if that’s the vaccine’s fault or I’m just always tired!) on the 18th of May. Two weeks later, I haven’...
  • XX things you'll only know if you're an X who X X X
    20 May 2021 • 6 min read • 1 1
    Remember when online content used to be relatable listicles? And when knocking one out was a guaranteed traffic win, like, you could do any XX things you’ll feel if you XX and it would rake in more vi...
  • divorce is sexy, actually
    07 May 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Many moons ago, divorce was a sad and pathetic thing, to be whispered in hushed tones or spun as ‘separated’ so ‘divorced’ didn’t become a label that wouldn’t unstick. Divorce was a statement of failu...
  • bring on the perks
    30 Apr 2021 • 6 min read
    Have you read that NY Times piece on the ‘YOLO economy’? I’ll give you minute to open it in another tab if not. NYT have a nice little audio functionality on the article, so you can even listen to it ...
  • $19 life ruiner, who wants it?
    20 Apr 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    There’s a test of faith that goes something along the lines of this. You ask someone if they’re an atheist. They say yes, then you ask if they would be willing to loudly say ‘I don’t believe in God’. ...
  • We're not okay
    19 Apr 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Nikki Grahame may be one of the most high profile deaths that’s a result of lockdown and a lack of adequate mental health care, but she’s unlikely to be the only one. We know full well the severe impa...
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