Divergent ≥ Hunger Games

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a little bit late to the party. I haven’t read Veronica Roth’s Divergent series and I only just watched Divergent on Blu-ray last weekend. Did I mention I also haven’t seen Mockingjay yet? But I’m sure no Divergent fan will be surprised to hear me say this:… Read More

Why I Re-Watch Firefly: It’s Shiny

I know it’s out-of-date, I know the show has been finished since before I graduated. But I know, too, the bitterness will never end. So here it is in a neat little package, why I still re-watch Firefly. 1. It’s shiny. 2. Joss Whedon is awesome. 3. Psychopathic, super intelligent, weapon wielding young woman? Um,… Read More

Pinterest and the Fairer Sex

These days an online presence is an important part of self-marketing, so I’ve dutifully joined a plethora of social media sites. My favorite right now is Pinterest. I have boards for Marketing for Writers, Inspiration for Writers, Fantasy Setting and Strange Creature boards, and so on. I love looking at cool pictures, quotes from my… Read More

A love story with “Analogue: A Hate Story”

Analogue: A Hate Story is a thoughtful and unique visual novel style game. It tells the story of an extinct empire, including murder, love, transhumanism, LGBTQ issues, feudal politics, loneliness and a girl surviving in a strongly enforced misogynistic society. Created by Christine Love, this Joseon Dynasty-inspired story is in my top list of beautiful games… Read More

My Introduction to Wonder Woman: The New 52

My first brush with comic book fandom was a result of the X-men character Rogue. I remember vividly clutching my hands to my chest watching Rogue and Gambit kiss for the first time (without negative side effects that is)  in a season two episode of the 90’s X-men cartoon (pssst it’s streaming on Netflix!). In fact, I still have… Read More

A “Raggedy Man’s” Companions: Saviors or Saved?

As River Song would say, “Spoilers.” Finally! Netflix has relinquished hold on the most recent season of Doctor Who.  Oh the pain of having to wait has been mended.  With the new season often comes a new companion or a new doctor.  This season we encounter a new companion: Clara Oswald (a.k.a Impossible Girl, a.k.a… Read More