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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
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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 https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2014/may/19/phantom-of-the-opera-musicals-we-love)

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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  • 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... https://vocal.media/critique/my-critique-of-the-critique-challenge-itself https://vocal.media/critique/a-critique-of-the-ex

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