…Whooops! Because I am a jinx, real life drama got in my way AGAIN yesterday. Mea culpa, mea culpa!! So, nearly two weeks late, I present you: THE GAAAAAME OF THROOOOOONES FINALEEEEEEE! Last time on GoT: Ned Stark is a fool! Robb Stark is slightly less of a fool! Jon Snow is a broody fool!
As with all the episode recaps, there will be spoilers for the TV show, and minimal jokes referencing the books, particularly since True Blood TV canon ≠ Southern Vampire Mysteries book canon. Because of personal schedule conflicts, I was unable to post the Game of Thrones finale review last week, so it will be posted
A short while ago, I was having a discussion with a close friend about stepmothers. Fictional Stepmothers, you see, the Villainesses (or at least Obstructions) to the goals/life/happiness of their adopted children. We were hard-pressed to think of any female-centric, female protagonist fiction, with a stepmother, that didn’t present that stepmother’s motivations as a) related
I’ve linked to Racebending before, in my, uh, only other article up so far, referencing how rarely Native actors portray themselves in popular media, and how that widens the disparity between the mass-consumed pop-cultural “knowledge” and appropriation of Native peoples and their history versus the realities of those peoples, cultures, history, and, often, awareness of