This essay was commissioned by May Walsh, who requested an essay about Penny Dreadful season 1. You can learn more about commissions here. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a young woman buys a house. It is haunted, perhaps by a ghost or only by the […]
There was no way we could pass over the first and biggest work about AIDS — a work of art that’s also damned funny in the midst of the bleakness.
Well, Fox. You did it. And by “it,” I mean you scrubbed and sanded one of the flagship pieces of alternative queer media until it was 87% heterosexual. Congratufuckinglations, Murdoch and co., I knew you could do. I just wanted to believe you had more class. Let me […]
I am without sufficient breath to detail the extent to which my life has been shaped by one Stephen T Colbert, DFA. Though he may never see this document (hence why I have idled toward a 3rd person styling, for ease of reading by the literally dozens of […]