Elvis” Underscores Stunning Financial, Emotional Abuse By Colonel Tom Parker

Trigger warning: This blog post mentions financial and emotional abuse and contains spoilers.

Reviewers have described Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis as chaotic, grand, flashy, and like a fever dream — much like its titular subject, who went from local phenom to legend overnight during the late 1950s thanks to his then-divisive suggestive…



Emily Carney is a writer, space enthusiast, and creator of the This Space Available space blog, published since 2010.

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Emily Carney

Space historian and podcaster. Space Hipster. Named one of the Top Ten Space Influencers by the National Space Society. Co-host of Space and Things podcast.