Bigger than Jesus: An Ode to Activist Icon Godzilla

He’s a 393-foot-tall radioactive genderfluid lizard with a rage problem. He’s my role model.

A Godzilla sculpture made of… I’m going to say, beer cans.
I also thought I’d share this photo of my apartment. Neat, right? Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

Godzilla is a natural disaster, a hurricane with a face. Godzilla is what happens when you go too far.

Godzilla is a supersized Tom Joad, manifesting whenever a marginalized person rages on behalf of something larger than themselves.

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

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