Some light spoilers for the 2015 Dr. Who Christmas episode, “The Husbands of River Song” below. If you haven’t seen THoRS, it is available for a few more days on the BBC website, and it will be available on DVD on February 23 of this year. Something I absolutely love in comics and television is the continuity of longer character arcs. When writers break (or … Continue reading The Doctor Who Episode I Have Been Waiting Years For
On Monday, November 2nd I found out my life-long favorite band, L7, was playing a show on a reunion tour with the original line-up of Donita Sparks, Jennifer Finch, Dee Plakas and Suzi Gardner. Broke as I am, I got on Facebook and managed to quickly find a friend of a friend who happened to have an extra ticket. Yay for manifestation! Now when I … Continue reading L7: You cannot pretend they’re dead
I was super excited to watch the pilot for CBS’s Supergirl, so excited that I even cut short errands to watch it in time. In this post, I discuss the highs and lows of the pilot, my hopes for the future of the show, the “girl” thing, as well as representations of female superheroes and action stars in general. *******Some mild spoilers do exist below******* … Continue reading Thoughts on the new CBS Supergirl show
#DiversifyAgentCarter has been an active hashtag since May 8th, when the second season of the hit ABC short series Agent Carter was announced. Set in late 1940’s NYC, the show follows the work of the kick-ass Agent Peggy Carter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) after the disappearance of Captain America. Agent Carter is strongly feminist in that it depicts the struggles of Peggy having … Continue reading Agent Carter’s Opportunity for Intersectional Feminism
It has been almost a week since the Game of Thrones episode “Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken” aired and the internet has definitively exploded about it. Well, the part of the internet that is inhabited by non-misogynists anyway. I am bringing it back to the surface as a new episode is about to air. It is not news at this point for me to mention that Sansa … Continue reading Bent, Bowed and Broken are the fans of Game of Thrones
Here I am, entering the world of blogging! Right now, I intend to use this blog as a vehicle for unwinding many of the inter-spinnings of my brain as I consume vast amounts of television and comics. With my critical eye, intersectional feminist slant and art history background, I will peruse pop-culture topics (and occasional “capital A” Art) here for your reading pleasure. Some of … Continue reading My first post: Intentions.
This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you plan to do with it. Happy blogging! Continue reading Hello world!