Monthly Archives: February 2018

[Small Stitch Reviews] A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole

Technically, there are spoilers for Black Panther in this review… Right there at the top. If you walked out of Black Panther on your first (or third) viewing and were hit by a craving for some sweet romance in the same vein … Continue reading

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Women of Color in Marvel Live Action Properties – Elektra Natchios

Women of Color in Marvel Live Action Properties is an essay series that will look closely at the portrayals of female characters of color by actresses of color in Marvel’s various franchises. I was inspired by the fact that a … Continue reading

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Queer Coded Villains Aren’t That Awesome

I woke up  on MLK Day swearing that I’d dreamt up a tumblr post where someone quoted Martin Luther King Jr. in order to defend Hux, Kylo Ren, and the First Order. When I went through my archives, not only … Continue reading

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When will it finally be an acceptable time to talk about gun violence?

Today, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida (the school I did my student teaching in back in the beginning of 2015), a young man with access to an AR-15 and a ton of ammo shot multiple people. … Continue reading

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The Consort – Chapter Two

Iirin meets the two gods that he is apparently destined to bond with and realizes that he really has no idea how to handle what will come next. Between the moment when the carriage finally slowed to a stop and … Continue reading

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[Guest Post] Finn as everyman? How about no?

After the release of The Last Jedi, there was a noticeable shift in how members of the general audience discussed Finn – if they talked about him at all. People who resented his inclusion in The Force Awakens – viewing … Continue reading

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[Book Review] Let’s Talk About Love by Claire Kann

Title: Let’s Talk About Love Author: Claire Kann (Twitter) Genre: Contemporary, Queer Fiction, Queer Romance, Ace/Aro Representation Rating: Highly Freaking Recommended Publisher: Swoon Reads/Macmillan Publishing Date: January 23, 2018 LINKS: AMAZON | BARNES AND NOBLE Alice had her whole summer … Continue reading

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What Fandom Racism Looks Like: The Smartest Girl in the World Has To Be A Mary Sue

On the first day of Black History Month, a random writer on Archive of Our Own gave to me… two separate stories that framed Shuri – T’challa’s brilliant baby sister in Black Panther –  as a character that couldn’t possibly … Continue reading

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Protected: [Rant] Vent Video about MCU Fandom Racism

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