Why Jessica Davis’ Hair Changes on ’13 Reasons Why’

Why Jessica Davis’ Hair Changes on ’13 Reasons Why’

Since the premiere of 13 Reasons Why on Netflix, Jessica Davis is one of the many characters that we’ve been rooting for. At least you have if you read the book, if not then in the first couple of episodes you just know Jessica as the ex friend to Hannah Baker, the girl who killed herself and Jessica just happens to be one of those reasons. However, as the season goes on we learn more about Jessica and how she and Hannah shared a similar experience of sexual assault by a classmate.   Image via IMDB   If you are …

‘13 Reasons Why’ Coming to an End After Season 4

‘13 Reasons Why’ Coming to an End After Season 4

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      The upcoming season of 13 Reasons Why hasn’t premiered yet, but Netflix is ready for more high school drama. The streaming service has renewed the controversial series for a fourth season before the third season premieres, but it has been confirmed that the fourth season will be the series’ last. It is also confirmed that season three will premiere August 23rd. Based on the novel of the same name, the series chronicles the lives of several high school students as they deal with the suicide of Hannah Baker. Before she died, Hannah left a series of recordings …

‘Lovely Bones’ Author Alice Sebold’s Memoir to Be Adapted

‘Lovely Bones’ Author Alice Sebold’s Memoir to Be Adapted

Alice Sebold’s 1999 memoir, Lucky, is getting a film adaptation by Karen Moncrieff, who directed two episodes of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why.   Image Via Pan Macmillan South Africa Previously Alice Sebold had written The Lovely Bones, a book about a murdered girl’s quest to find justice in the afterlife, so the spotlight was already on Sebold. Lucky, however, was a different story entirely. It’s a memoir, so the events described actually happened. Warning: Plot described below. Contains descriptions of sexual assault and can be triggering to some.       Published on August 4th, 1999 by Scribner, Lucky describes how 1981, at the age of …

Jay Asher, Author of ’13 Reasons Why’, Files Defamation Lawsuit Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Jay Asher, Author of ’13 Reasons Why’, Files Defamation Lawsuit Over Sexual Harassment Claims

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According to the New York Times, Jay Asher, author of the book and now hugely successful albeit controversial Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, has filed a defamation lawsuit against the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), as he claims there was little or no investigation into allegagtions made against him during the #MeToo movement, which resulted  SCBWI annoucing that Asher “had violated the professional organization’s anti-harassment policy. “Asher is seeking a jury trial and unspecified financial damages” from the the Society. The allegations made against Asher date back to April 2017, when executive director of SCBWI, Lin Oliver, …