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31 Days of Halloween

31 Days of Halloween — Day 2, 21 More Black Women in Horror Writing

Sumiko Saulson is the author of Solitude, Warmth, The Moon Cried Blood, and Happiness and Other Diseases. Her blog, “Things That Go Bump in my Head,” focuses on horror writing, women in horror writing, African-Americans in horror writing, and other topics. Last year, we reposted her “20 Black Women in Horror Fiction,” which originally appeared on her blog on […]

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 1×05, “Closer Than Sisters”

The latest episode of Penny Dreadful was very Vanessa-centric, but no less amazing. It’s told from Vanessa’s point of view in flashback, and it gives a history of what occurred in the past between the Murray and Ives families and what exactly Vanessa’s transgression was.

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful, Episode 1×02, “Seance”

Happy Thursday, all! I don’t know about you, but I thought that the second episode of Penny Dreadful was just as good as the first one. We meet two new characters here, and we are left with more questions at the end of this episode than we were at the end of the last episode.

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful, 1×01: “Night Work”

I can’t tell you how ridiculously excited I was when I found out about Showtime’s new series Penny Dreadful. I saw the first episode this past weekend and was immediately hooked. After the massive letdown that was NBC’s Dracula this past fall, Penny Dreadful is a breath of, well, foul, soupy London fog. The show is named for […]

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Pop Culture

Should We Be Concerned About the Treatment of Women and Minorities on Hannibal?

[This post contains major spoilers for the three most recent episodes of Hannibal. You’ve been warned.]

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New Show Recap: American Horror Story 3×13, “The Seven Wonders”

In this week’s American Horror Story, we realize that Ryan Murphy thinks women are our own worst enemy. Ugh.

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New Show Recap: American Horror Story, 3×12, “Go To Hell”

In this week’s American Horror Story, ding dong, the witch is dead, and I’ve pretty much stopped caring.

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New Show Recap: American Horror Story 3×11, “Protect the Coven”

This week’s American Horror Story keeps trying to make Violent/Tate 2.0 happen. It’s not going to happen.

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New Show Recap: American Horror Story 3×09, “Head”

On this week’s American Horror Story, Ryan Murphy hates Black women.

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New Show Recap: American Horror Story 3×08, “The Sacred Taking”

In this week’s American Horror Story, Cordelia tries to orchestrate Fiona’s death, and Fiona has never been a prouder mama.

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New Show Recap: American Horror Story 3×07, “Dead”

This week’s American Horror Story starts with Kyle’s bad singing. Why, show?

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New Show Recap: American Horror Story 3×06, “The Axeman Cometh”

In this week’s episode the Axeman cometh… to charm a down and out Fiona.

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New Show Recap: American Horror Story, 3×05, “Burn, Witch, Burn!”

This week we begin with a blast from the past at Madame LaLaurie’s home on All Hallow’s Eve 1833. 

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New Show Recap: American Horror Story, 3×04, “Fearful Pranks Ensue”

[Content warning: anti-Black violence, lynching, necrophilia, self-harm, sexual assault]

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Movies

Feminist Bollywood: Raaz 3

What’s a woman to do when she hates horror movies but loves Halloween? Turn to Bollywood, of course!