New Show Recap: The New Normal, Ep. 21 and 22, “Finding Name-O” and “The Big Day”

Double episode tonight! Everything’s going to be wrapped up! Probably. So, Bryan and David are working on planning their wedding, one which I’m sure is strictly ceremonial since it’s still not legal for gay couples in California to marry. Unfortunately, Bryan and David have very different tastes. Literally, as right now they’re arguing about cake. Bryan wants the blood orange over David’s pick of red velvet. We also learn they haven’t picked a baby name yet. Later, David tells Bryan that he wants Bryan’s mother at their wedding, but Bryan is resistant. Bryan gives in, but only because it’s important to David. Read More New Show Recap: The New Normal, Ep. 21 and 22, “Finding Name-O” and “The Big Day”

Retro Recap: Buffy the Vampire Slayer S4.E8 — “Pangs”

“And the thing is, I like my evil like I like my men. Evil. You know, ‘straight up, black hat, tied to the train tracks, soon my electro-ray will destroy Metropolis’ bad. Not all mixed up with guilt and the destruction of an indigenous culture.” Read More Retro Recap: Buffy the Vampire Slayer S4.E8 — “Pangs”

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, But That Isn’t Enough

[TRIGGER WARNING for discussion of sexual violence.] As you may have noticed, April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and like with a lot of other awareness months, the focus is a little too narrow. Awareness isn’t enough when it comes to sexual assault. In order for things to change, we have to give equal attention (or even more) to prevention. Read More April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, But That Isn’t Enough

Classic Woman-centic Movie Review: A Farewell to Arms (1932)

Happy weekend, all! This week’s pick is a film based on Hemingway’s classic novel of love during war, A Farewell to Arms. This version, made in 1932, stars Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, and Adolphe Menjou and was directed by Frank Borzage. Read More Classic Woman-centic Movie Review: A Farewell to Arms (1932)