I'm a writer in my 20s, trying to figure out love, life, and how to get the most out of my history degree. I love research and analyzing the heck out of every single piece of media I consume so expect a lot of that here.
I've got an an opinion on basically everything. If you like strong opinions, candid talk about mental/physical health and trauma, and the occasional ode to Dick Grayson's butt, then you'll probably love me. This blog focuses on analysis of nerdy media, book reviews, and lots of commentary about race in fandom and the source media that spawns our favorite fandoms.
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Monthly Archives: April 2015
This post contains mentions of sexism-as-humor and uncensored gendered slurs. I’m pretty sure that everyone that cares about the Avengers or hates sexism has heard about what happened with Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner when doing press for Age … Continue reading
Today, I woke up to two interesting things going on in comics. Both things revolved around women and girls in comics. I have thoughts on both but I’m a wee bit grumpy about them weirdly enough (thankfully, some commentary from … Continue reading
I just started a new job this week. I’m working part time at a local app developer doing what I do best: typing. One one hand, I’m happy to have the job and so far it’s been fabulous. (My only … Continue reading
Whoa! I’m still going strong with these pieces! This week, I look at From Russia With Love,. Unfortunately, this happens to be my least favorite Bond movie so far. Excerpt: It only took five minutes in my very first rewatch to … Continue reading
AKA: How I spent an entire weekend in front of Netflix. In the interest of full-disclosure, I have a confession to make: I don’t know that much about Daredevil. I saw the Ben Affleck films and I’ve seen him in … Continue reading
Originally this was supposed to be a simple #tbt focus on a specific book but really, it wound up being kind of a love note to the pulps. I got into The Spider because of The Shadow. I have about fifty episodes … Continue reading
Holy crap!! I’m on the front page of TheMarySue! Ah! I feel like I’m moving up in the world! Wow! If you like super critical reviews of stuff coupled with that crisis when something you love turns out to be … Continue reading
While short, this review does contain spoilers for Fast & Furious 7 both in the text and in the video accompanying it. If you haven’t seen it yet, this isn’t the review for you. I loved the original premise for the … Continue reading
Book Rating: Recommended I’m not sure how I stumbled across this book. One minute I was looking for comic book history books on my kindle and the next thing I know I was neck deep in this gritty-as-hell post-apocalyptic universe … Continue reading