Audra Williams

Audra Williams

Writing | Engagement | Community

I like watching documentaries, eating cake, playing Apples to Apples, hugging dogs, and talking about politics and culture. I don’t like zombies, cold, intoxicants, and being told jokes.

  • 36
    stories
  • 36K
    words
36
stories for
19
publications
Audra Williams's stories for
Show all
Newsies article
A.V. Club

The labor movement needs more dance moves

There is no reason that the fight for better pay can’t be accomplished with pelvic thrusting and angry punching; and no one has a more serious dancing face than Christian Bale, playing Jack “Cowboy” Kelly.

Sctv article
A.V. Club

30-year-old home movie shows SCTV crew was better at comedy ...

Watching this video is like going through the five stages of grief, if the five stages of grief were delight (”this is so great!”), nostalgia (“oh man, remember how great SCTV was?”), retroactive FOMO (“being at this game would have been so great!”), imposter syndrome (“nothing I do will ever be this great”), and wistfulness (“aw, John Candy sure was great.”)

Piefight article
A.V. Club

We might finally find out the ending to the best pie fight ever

In total, 3000 pies are thrown in this short, which was intended to be the best pie fight of all time. As Stan Laurel said at the time, “Let’s give them so many pies that there never will be room for any more pie pictures in the whole history of the movies.”