Is Sleepy Hollow Getting Its Act Together?

I’ve been a fan of Sleepy Hollow, in all of its zany glory, since it started. I loved the characters. I loved the crazy plots. I admit, I got lost a few times because of convoluted historical tie-ins, but in the end it didn’t matter. Read More Is Sleepy Hollow Getting Its Act Together?

Gifts for the Budding Black Feminist In Your Life

For me, being a black feminist is all about being confident in who I am, loving myself , and wanting to support other black women. For the black feminist in your life, her definitions may be different. (For the love of God, just ask her.) But in the meantime, I’ll share with you a few of the gifts I’d have loved to receive as a young black feminist.

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Colonial Christmas With the Cranes

Sleepy Hollow is not only my new favorite show of the season but my new favorite show in a long time. The cast is fantastic, the writing is engaging if breathless, the effects are creepy,  and the stories are fun, weird, and off the wall. The writers play fast and loose with American history while getting the little details right for our man out of time, Ichabod Crane. I’ve had to step up my history game, too. I know about medieval and Victorian holiday celebrations, but what was Christmas like in Revolutionary War-era America?

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New Show Recap: Elementary 2.4, “Poison Pen”

Before I start the recap, I just have to give props to whoever manages the Elementary writers’ Twitter account for having a playful rivalry with the person handling the Sleepy Hollow writers’ Twitter account. The results have been amusing to watch. Read More New Show Recap: Elementary 2.4, “Poison Pen”

New Show Recap: Sleepy Hollow 1.03, “For the Triumph of Evil…”

Forgive my tardiness, Sleepy Hollow fans and potential fans. I know I’m starting these recaps a few episodes too late, but let’s dive right in, shall we? Read More New Show Recap: Sleepy Hollow 1.03, “For the Triumph of Evil…”