As I spend so much time rereading, I’m thinking about what draws me to books, and ultimately, it’s characters.
On post-apocalyptic media, dystopia, and why we don’t spend enough time examining the liminal space between society and collapse — the protodystopia.
In western canon, magic falls out along very familiar lines, and they are deeply gender essentialist in nature. Who does magic, why, and how is often dictated by perceived gender.
While rereading classic fantasy texts to explore the subject of gender essentialism in fantasy, I had to take on the Marion Zimmer Bradley problem.
In the Trump era, how will we express our anxieties through pop culture?
The only way to fight an administration determined to eradicate difference is to aggressively celebrate it.
Lost Girl is smart, sassy, thoughtful Canadian fantasy television that shows it’s possible to have kickass women, queer content, and great stories all in one!
As I grow older, I find that I’m getting choosier about books. I was relieved to hear I’m not the only one.
Netflix’ The OA dropped to critical acclaim and confusion. There’s a lot to explore in the show, but I keep coming back to the theme of the blonde ingenue.
Stranger Things was nostalgia incarnate, and it worked. Another made-for-streaming show, Good Girls Revolt, was a disaster. What happened?