Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 In Review

So much happened in 2015. Here’s a quick rundown of the good, the bad, and the ugly. Also included: some of what I’m thankful for in 2015, what I’m looking forward to in 2016, and a list of New Year’s … Continue reading

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Five things that I learned during the “Year of the Spy”

Sometimes, when it’s very quiet and I close my eyes, I swear that I can hear the brazen, brassy tones of the James Bond theme song playing in the silence. At first, it was a bit worrying. But now, I’m … Continue reading

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[Signal Boost] New Beginning for Homeless Mom

Note from the Stitch: I’m signal boosting this fundraiser for E.A. Devine, one of my  wonderful Twittah followers who is trying her best to get her mother in a good position after tragedy and loss have rocked her world. Let’s … Continue reading

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Maggie Stiefvater’s Got An Issue With the Star Wars’ fandom’s focus on Poe & Finn

Obviously, this post has spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And some of them might be above the cut. Earlier yesterday, The Raven Cycle author Maggie Stiefvater took to tumblr (in a response to a message sent from one … Continue reading

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Help Zina H make it to grad school!

Help me make it to grad school! I’ve wanted to go to grad school since the moment that I graduated from FIU (Florida International University) in 2012. Unfortunately, life didn’t go as planned and I spent the next few years … Continue reading

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Ten Facts About The Stitch

Because it’s my blog and I love to talk about myself, here are ten facts about me that range from funny to ridiculous!

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Obligatory X-Mas Post

I like saying that I’m in it for the presents, but let’s be real: I don’t get up at 5:30 in the morning for stuff. We’re celebrating the fact that almost everyone in our family is together and able to … Continue reading

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On Grayson, fandom, problematic media, and the drive to “defend” popular male characters

Content notes: This post mentions and/or links to descriptions of sexual assault and harassment as well as racism. If you were to listen to a certain group of Dick Grayson fans on the internet, you’d probably come to the conclusion … Continue reading

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On JK Rowling’s thing about after the fact diversity

My big issue with all of this “after the fact diversity” that we’re seeing around JR Rowling and the Harry Potter series is that she’s getting so much credit for doing basically nothing with regard to representation.

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[Review] Six-Gun Gorilla: Long Days of Vengeance

Writer: Brian Christgau Artist: Adrián Sibar Letters: Bram Meehan and Dave Sharpe Support the creators and get the comic on: COMIXOLOGY | AMAZON (Link to the first issue only) | KICKSTARTER Note: Brian Christgau provided me with this review comic. … Continue reading

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