New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×20, “Lily”

In the flashback, we see the sorcerer’s apprentice contacting his master, the apprentice tells the sorcerer that the author broke the rules and changed some stories, and that Snow and Charming channeled their daughter’s capability for evil into Maleficent’s child. Unfortunately, nothing can be done, and the two girls’ fates will forever be entwined. The apprentice has locked the author in the fairy tale book and can no longer change the fate of other realms; he can only record the stories. Read More New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×20, “Lily”

New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×19, “Sympathy for the de Vil”

In Cruella’s past, in an unknown realm that probably is supposed to be the origin of the tales of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Dorothy L. Sayers, and Agatha Christie, we see a little girl running through the woods. A Dalmatian is chasing her. She is cornered by the dogs, and a woman pulls up in a 1920s car and urges the little girl to return home. Now that her father is gone, there are going to be some changes around the house. Cruella will have to live in the attic until she learns how to listen to her mother. Read More New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×19, “Sympathy for the de Vil”

New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×17, “Best Laid Plans”

Flashback to the Enchanted Forest. Snow and Charming are on the run after a unicorn. Snow is worried about whether or not her child will be a hero or a villain. All Charming has to do is touch the unicorn’s horn to see the child’s future. Charming sees a vision of his daughter, and he is convinced all will be well, but Snow sees a different vision of a daughter who is evil and who takes her heart. When Snow insists she is the daughter’s mother, the girl in the vision doesn’t care and crushes Snow’s heart. Snow won’t tell Charming what she saw. Read More New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×17, “Best Laid Plans”

New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time, Episode 4×15: “Enter the Dragon”

Time for this week’s Once Upon a Time recap! What will we see this week? Read More New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time, Episode 4×15: “Enter the Dragon”

New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×14, “Unforgiven”

Time for another recap of Once Upon a Time. Currently we’re on episode 4×14, “Unforgiven.” No, Clint Eastwood doesn’t show up in this. Read More New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×14, “Unforgiven”

New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×13, “Darkness Over the Edge of Town”

Guess what, all! Once Upon a Time is back, and it’s as much of a trainwreck as ever.

Ursula is breaking into the Forbidden Fortress, and she runs into Maleficent. The two start fighting over why Maleficent sent for Ursula, but Cruella de Vil’s dobermans interrupt them. She insists she was invited there, too. Rumpelstiltskin extended the invitation for them. He has brought them together so they can find their own happy endings, because it’s time the villains got their happy endings. Read More New Show Recap: Once Upon a Time 4×13, “Darkness Over the Edge of Town”

This Week in Misogyny is Sick of Victim-Blaming

It’s been a banner week at the Washington Post; they’ve earned top billing this week for publishing George Will’s latest inanity (though the New York Post has equal blame for that one) and an article that used completely irrelevant data to victim-blame single moms who are abused. Good job, assholes. Let’s see who else is keeping them company, because of course they weren’t the only terrible people out there. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is Sick of Victim-Blaming