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Ten Thoughts and Observations I Had Rewatching Evan Rachel Wood's "Phoenix Rising" (Part One)

When the two-part documentary Phoenix Rising aired on HBO on March 15th and 16th 2022, I saw it and immediately wrote my review of part two, having already written my review of part one when I saw its premiere at Sundance over a month earlier. I didn't have much time to process it at the time, because it has a lot of information, and with limited space to write about it in a limited time, there was only so much you could address. After watching the documentary about 3 or 4 times, I realized I could easily write a book with all I had to say. Now that some time had passed since I last saw it, I just rewatched the documentary this past week on the anniversary of its premiere, and there were things that stood out to me that I didn't either capture a year ago or didn't have enough knowledge at the time to better comprehend. I will try to summarize my thoughts and observations into a list of ten things I wanted to address, though it could easily be more than ten, choosing five t
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Marilyn Manson in the News (January 30 - March 14, 2023)

January 30 - A New Jane Doe Lawsuit Against Marilyn Manson Has Been Filed in New York With the passage of The Adult Survivors Act in New York last year and the one year elimination of the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases, a new Jane Doe case was brought against Marilyn Manson in New York on January 30th accusing him of childhood and adult sexual abuse and assault. This case differs from other cases because it not only accuses Manson of assault against a minor, which dates back to 1995, but the lawsuit includes the two record labels Manson was involved with at the time, namely Interscope and Nothing Records, as well as twenty individuals who have not yet been named. As for the identity of this Jane Doe #3, with certainty it is Bianca Allaine, whose allegations in February 2021 through two interviews with The Sun and a podcast, as well as information gained from her now deleted social media pages, match almost perfectly with the allegations of the new lawsuit, except for s