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That Didn't Age Well

A 21st-Century Take On A Cult Classic

By Ashley McGeePublished 8 months ago 1 min read
Michael Crawford (left) and Sarah Brightman (right) in the 1986 production of Andrew Lloyd Weber's seminal work, The Phantom Of The Opera (image courtesy of The Guardian

Admit it Millennials, your first toxic love was Le Phantom.

Go ahead, listen to it now and see how many times you shout, "No is a complete sentence!" at your streaming service.

The Phantom Of The Opera!

Or as I like to call it, One Woman's Fight For Bodily Autonomy.

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Ashley McGee

Austin, TX | GrimDark, Fantasy, Horror, Western, and nonfiction | Amazon affiliate and Vocal Ambassador | Tips and hearts appreciated! | Want to see more from me? Consider dropping me a pledge! | RIP Jason David Frank!

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Nice work

Very well written. Keep up the good work!

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  • L.C. Schäfer8 months ago

    This one passed me by! Do you recommend?

  • I've never watched it but I've read it. And yes I did have a crush on the Phantom, lol! In my defense, I was 14, lol!

  • ema8 months ago

    wow, I've never seen it this way 😮

  • Sian N. Clutton8 months ago

    This is excellent and funny! Here are my attempts at funny entries...

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