Asexuality in SFF: A Ramble

For no logical reason, I found myself thinking about Katsa from Graceling again. I know I’ve written innumerable blog posts about Kristin Cashore’s works. I’ve mentioned my adoration for the romantic subplots in the series. But today we’re going to focus less on the romance and more on one character, at least to start off … More Asexuality in SFF: A Ramble

Rapid Book Reviews (Last Night at the Telegraph Club & These Violent Delights) And Ending Anti-Asian Violence

I’m going to save the more hard-hitting topic for the end, and instead start with the RBR part of the post. I have finished two other books (one of which I finished just this morning), but considering the topic of today’s post, I think they’re best saved for later. Both of the books today are … More Rapid Book Reviews (Last Night at the Telegraph Club & These Violent Delights) And Ending Anti-Asian Violence

Pride and Prejudice (2005) Movie Analysis

Pride and Prejudice was published by Jane Austen in late January, 1813, a classic romantic tale involving one of the most tantalizing, tense hate-to-love relationship I’ve ever had the pleasure of reading. For those of you who don’t know, I’m reading it for my February Romance Reading Challenge. For my last reading challenge, the Middle … More Pride and Prejudice (2005) Movie Analysis

In Extremis

I write this on March 23d, on the heels of an announcement made in my state: all non-essential personnel are now mandated to stay home in order to decrease how overwhelmed the medical field is going to get as a result of this virus. For certain occupations, where it is already possible to work from … More In Extremis

On Character Accuracy

Last week I, I brought up the happy news that Wheel of Time is getting its own TV show. However, with conflict already brewing over questions of character race and what that should mean for their actors and actresses, I thought it would be prudent to dedicate an entire blog post about it. Book-to-screen adaptions … More On Character Accuracy