A couple of months ago, an xojane article by K.T. Bradford sparked an immediate, divisive, and heated argument online. Bradford's article, which was hardly the first of its kind, explained that in 2012 she decided that she wanted to become a better writer. And since being a better writer is often achieved by being a better … Continue reading Should You Take a Break from Reading White Men’s Books?
1. Tom Hiddleston While the actual Tom Hiddleston is tanned, blonde and somewhat buff, Movie Tom Hiddleston is pale, frail and knows how to wear a black wig. Perfect. 2. Ben Whishaw Very talented, and has played creepy and slightly sociopathic before, in Perfume. Also pale, frail and dark-haired. 3. Sacha Baron Cohen A surprisingly … Continue reading 5 Actors I’d Rather See As Dream Than Joseph Gordon-Levitt
I've been sitting on a Sandman review for a while now, because I'm committed to finishing the series, so I won't bore you with my thoughts on Neil Gaiman's (fucking amazing) comic series. I definitely won't tell you that it's a work of staggering genius on an epic scale. Or that it definitely deserves its … Continue reading Sandman Fans: Joseph Gordon Levitt Is Probably Your Morpheus
Poor Bryan Cogman has had a bad week. Cogman is a writer/story editor on Game of Thrones, and is widely known as one of the staff's biggest Song of Ice and Fire fans. As a confirmed George R. R. Martin groupie, Cogman is allegedly responsible for most of the show's continuity/backstory bible, having painstakingly pieced … Continue reading Bryan Cogman and the Problem of Fan Interaction
The difficult thing about a book blog is that, unlike movies, nothing really compels me to exclusively read and review new releases. Mainly because trustworthy, unbiased and professional reviews are hard enough to find for new books -- let alone to find on a website that collects and processes them as efficiently as Rottentomatoes. So … Continue reading Neil Gaiman and the Problem of Fan Interaction