The Other Side: An Anthology of Queer Paranormal Romance Feminist Review

Some of you didn’t know you needed an anthology of queer paranormal romance comics, some of you having been waiting for this for a long time. Editors Melanie Gillman and Kori Michele Handwerker brought us The Other Side in 2016. It gathers twenty-four creators for nineteen stories of joy, romance, and resilience. Despite the abundance… Read More

Get Out Vs. Us: A Feminist Movie Review

That’s right, there can be only one! I watched Get Out and Us for the first time back-to-back, and thought they were both excellent. I’m not alone. Jordan Peele’s social-commentary horror movies have crazy high ratings on review sites like Rotten Tomatoes. (Yes, I’ve seen Lovecraft Country too!) But despite both receiving critical acclaim, the… Read More

Her Body and Other Parties: A Feminist Book Review

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Halloween is coming! We kicked off the season with our current BOM, New Orleans supernatural thriller Death Came to Dinner. Now let’s keep the ball rolling with Carmen Maria Machado’s horrific and frankly gross short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties. Not offensive to women =… Read More

Kingdom and Rampant: Two Historical Korean Zombie Flicks

Between me (Cecelia) and Lindsey, F-BOM could easily become a zombie fan site. I don’t like horror but make an exception for zombie. I love every part of zombie shows: the initial death that teases the zombie outbreak, the main character crossing paths with the zombies for the first time, and learning the hard way… Read More