This shaping up to be one of the strongest overall seasons in a while–there’re more than three shows that I’m actually excited to keep up with rather than obligated–I’m going to go ahead and include the full AniFem digest here, so y’all can also see the stuff I […]
This essay was commissioned by Anne. You can find out more about commissions here. All vampires worth talking about are queer. While various popular works of the genre might elide it, this fact is buried in the genre’s roots. In 1816, Polidori publishes The Vampyre, a thinly veiled […]
Hey, y’all. I got a chance to write up a feature for IGN in honor of Evangelion having a legal release again! I took my best shot at explaining what the heck’s going on in the franchise’s main endings (not all of them; that would take reams of […]
I’ve been a fan of Good Omens since high school, so there was exactly zero chance I was gonna miss out on writing about its very, very long-awaited adaptation.
“Creating as a woman, for female readers, [Hagio] found herself wanting to make every action more realistic and plausible. As she put it in her 2005 Comics Journal interview, ‘it came out sort of giggly.’ It was important that the characters be Other in order for Hagio to […]
Wild Nights with Emily is an English major’s movie. I knew this even before Wikipedia confirmed for me that Madeleine Olnek, the writer/director (how rarely I get to write that phrase without a soul-destroying sigh alongside it), has a creative writing MFA—in fact, the film is an adaptation […]
This series is made possible by a commission from Frank Hecker. You can find out more about commissions here. Intro / Previous Go for Broke! “To risk everything in the hope of having great success.” Origin: American, from the gambling game craps (y’know, like Guys & Dolls? No? Just me?). […]