Monthly Archives: June 2019

Bloodbath (Harietta Lee #2) by Stephanie Ahn

I spent a lot of time reading Bloodbath (Harrietta Lee #2) and wondering how on earth Harry manages to make it from one day to the next. To be fair, I’m pretty sure that she has no idea how she’s … Continue reading

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Stitch on The Shipping Podcast

I had a blast talking about cannibalism and Hannigram with Shirasade! This was such a delightful experience and I loved every minute of it! If you’ve ever wondered about one of my favorite fandoms (and one of my favorite ships) … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy 101: A Fast Guide to the Freaking Fae Folk

  I’ve been reading about the fae in urban fantasy ever since I first got my grubby little hands on Holly Black’s Tithe way back when and I think that the fae get a weird rap in urban fantasy series. … Continue reading

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The Great Big Anita Blake Reread: Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake #10)

Narcissus in Chains is the tenth book in Laurell K Hamilton’s Anita Blake series and the start of what I view as the downward slide of the series’ trajectory. Continue reading

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[Guest Post] Why White Supremacy Can No Longer Provide Cover for White Academics by Robin Anne Reid

Note: This is the write-up of Robin Anne Reid’s segment in the roundup on race and racism in fandom that we had at PCA 2019 April 17, 2019. The main point I want to make for this discussion is that … Continue reading

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It’s a HAUL!

Several weeks ago, Tiny T and I spent an hour going over Wish.com and Aliexpress looking for cute and cheap things just to experiment with the platforms. Here are some of the results!

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[Pitch The Stitch] What Fandom Racism Looks Like: Antiblackness in K-Pop Fandom and Industry

In case you’ve missed it, I’m doing a project for my website on anti-Blackness in K-pop fandom spaces and why the industry’s understanding and appropriation of Blackness/Black culture for the aesthetics of it all partially fuel the problem. It’s already … Continue reading

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Finn, Reskinned

Real life monsters wish they had spin-teams as thorough as Kylo’s because they’ve literally made Kylo’s violence towards Rey, his act of patricide, and his eager indulgence in fascism… someone else’s fault. Continue reading

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Stitch Does Stuff In June 2019

I actually finished most of my catch up events in May! I did that while struggling to find a work-life balance. Yes, I still have my job. It’s been a hard month and I’m definitely not sleeping or eating enough, … Continue reading

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What Fandom Racism Looks Like: The Problem With Preferences

Outside of the fandoms for Japanese media (anime and manga primarily) or the powerhouse Korean pop music Real Person Fiction (RPF) fandoms, most fandom spaces overwhelmingly focus on the love and sex lives of white people.  Continue reading

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