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Movies

Awesome Women of Color in Sci-Fi/Fantasy Films: Alice Braga

Last week, I asked for some suggestions of women of color in science fiction and fantasy films. This week, I wanted to highlight an actress who isn’t usually thought of as a science-fiction/fantasy actress in the way that someone like Gina Torres may be, but who has been quietly carving herself a little niche in […]

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Pop Culture

Counterpoint: The Women in Pacific Rim Problem

There aren’t a lot of women who look like me leading summer Hollywood blockbusters.

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Books

Book Review: Saga Vol. 1, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

“Am I shitting? It feels like I’m shitting!”

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Ladyghosts: Battlestar Galactica “Water”

So last week, “33,” the first episode post-Mini-series, introduced us to the everything-is-so-crazy-we-can’t-sleep-and-look-like-zombies world that is this rag-tag fleet of would-be survivors (I swear I don’t usually use so many hyphens), where, shall we say, difficult choices have to be made at an increasingly alarming and accelerated rate.

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Middlemarch Madness

Middlemarch Madness Voting, Round 2

It’s seven o’clock, which means it’s Middlemarch time! After the cut I have last night’s winners, and updated bracket AND the polls for the 7s v. 10s.  So don’t say I never gave you anything.  Last night’s battles were all super, super close with no more than 10 votes separating the individuals.   Curious? Click on! […]