Author Archives: Zina

About Zina

Zina writes about comics, nerd history, and ridiculous romance novels when not working frantically on her first collection of short stories and complaining about stuff. One day, she'll settle down and write that novel.

“Who’s Super Selfish Here?”: Oliver and Felicity, WestAllen Wedding Crashers

References: Stills from DC Legends of Tomorrow S03E08 come from Screencapped.net, the transcripts from the episode come from the Springfield! Springfield! website which has transcripts for tons of films and TV episodes and the gifs embedded in the piece (as … Continue reading

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[Flashback Friday] Dear Fandom, It’s Always About Race

I originally wrote this post over a year ago, back in May 2016. It was one of those period where I was seeing racism in fandom surge to a high level (this was after the meta of doom a certain … Continue reading

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Stitch’s Stuff: December 7th

It’s almost midnight so… This will be short. My roommates in the dorm are super sweet young women who have been nothing but generous and kind since we all moved in back in August. They are awesome and without roommates … Continue reading

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[Book Review] All About Mia by Lisa Williamson

Title: All About Mia Author: Lisa Williamson (Twitter) Rating: Recommended Genre: Contemporary, Black heroine, Diverse, Coming of Age, Young Adult, Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. Release Date: September 12, 2017 Buy Links: AMAZON | BARNES AND NOBLE Note: Please message me if … Continue reading

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Stitch’s Stuff: December 5th and 6th – Books 

I’m smushing the 5th and 6th together so I don’t mess up my blogging goals for December too badly.   2017 was a really good year for me book wise. As in I bought a lot of books. I’m really … Continue reading

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Stitch’s Stuff: December 4th – San Diego

I flew to San Diego in April for PCA/ACA, a national conference for well… pop culture (and American culture apparently). I’m going to do another “Stitch’s Stuff” post on the conference itself, but this one’s about San Diego. Prior to … Continue reading

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Fandom Racism: Predictable AF

Fandom is nothing if not predictable. I know I’m late, but I just saw the casting announcements for the upcoming Netflix/BBC series Troy: Fall of a City. One thing that immediately stood out to me was the way that the … Continue reading

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Stitch’s Stuff: December 3rd – Tokyo Ghoul

I think I finished the first Tokyo Ghoul series at the beginning of the year. I still haven’t shut up about it. The series is one of my major special interests and, it’s a series that I haven’t let go … Continue reading

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Stitch’s Stuff – December 2nd: Coco

Can I count Coco for December 2nd? Because I’m gonna.  I saw Coco today with a friend that I hadn’t seen in over a month. I lived with Host Family for about a year and a half, only moving to … Continue reading

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Stitch’s Stuff – December 1

Clearly, I haven’t been stressed enough so I’ve decided that I’m going to challenge myself to write about one thing I read, did, wrote, bought, saw, etc in 2017 every day for the rest of December. For December 1st, I’d … Continue reading

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