Things I learned from this episode: the bad science that you can shrug off in a Crichton movie is so much more agonizing when you’re trapped on the page with it for CHAPTERS. Also, something something “identity politics.”
As VRV Blog appears to be somewhat of a defunct site at this point, I’m going to be migrating the pieces I wrote there over here in full for preservation purposes. The Fly is a nearly perfect horror film—it has tight writing, excellent performances, visceral practical effects, and well-developed […]
As VRV Blog appears to be somewhat of a defunct site at this point, I’m going to be migrating the pieces I wrote there over here in full for preservation purposes. Waffles. Moose. Moose-eating Waffles. Did you see what I did there? LOL SO RANDOM, rite? Welcome to […]
I may only be speaking as a backseat wrestling fan, but this really captures what makes fan enthusiasm for the sport so endearing.
Well, if you’ve ever wanted to hear me get choked up about a cartoon duck (twice!) this is the aural experience for you.
Two things I learned this week: I’ve been reading Gaiman books for way too long, and this adaptation has aged a bit like milk.
I’ve mentioned my love of the adorable ballet duck show before, but this time I got a chance to go back through it with two charming colleagues who’d never seen it before. It was, in fact, a delight.
I call this next stretch of episodes “the Summer of Accidental Hot Takes.” It wasn’t our goal setting out, but when one digs into cult films with opinionated fanbases….well….
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 […]