In the wake of this blogpost, you probably already know I'm a Rian Johnson fan. But in case you missed it: I love Rian Johnson. He's a super smart writer. And his recent film, Knives Out, showed just how deftly he could handle a theme and still keep you on the edge of your seat.... Continue Reading →
One of the things that can be really powerful about narrative is the way that it explores issues that we are currently wrestling with, either as a collective or personally. I've talked about this idea before, and so have many others. So today I'm going to continue some thoughts I've expressed in other posts with... Continue Reading →
If you've been on Twitter recently, you may have seen a post like this one floating across your Newsfeed. https://twitter.com/matociquala/status/1148275988679266304 This post arises in direct response to the review of a book, The Future is Female, an anthology which came out last year and which focuses on women writers from the 1920s to the 1960s,... Continue Reading →
In which "Nanette" prompts me to talk about my frustrations with the artificial choices imposed by power.
Before Thanksgiving I mentioned the "queering beards" panel, which is not what it's called but how I keep referring to it in my head. It's got to be the internal rhymes. Anyway, above is the link to the post last week. Suffice to say for new readers, I went to World Fantasy Convention and got to... Continue Reading →