Do Graphic Novels Count as Reading?

Short answer, yes. Long answer, keep reading.  Graphic novels are sometimes looked down upon by elitist snobs who claim they are not "real" reading material. Here is the thing all reading, no matter what the format is, counts as reading. Graphic novels count, short stories count, plus ebooks count. It isn't that deep. If anything,... Continue Reading →

Is The Final Girl Harmful or Heroic?

We all know and love this troupe. The last one standing is the young and virtuous sweet girl. She makes it to the end, maybe even taking down the bad guy, sometimes she runs the 'Final Girl Circuit', coming across the desecrated remains of her family and friends for extra trauma. The Friday the 13th movies are... Continue Reading →

Autism in Video Games

Since it is Autism Acceptance Month, I figured I can get this little rant out of my system. This has been on my mind for a while, like a nagging feeling that will not go away. What is with the lack of explicit Autistic characters in video games? Don't get me wrong, there are plenty... Continue Reading →

Nostagia Sells

Tomorrow Animaniacs is coming back thanks to Hulu.  If it wasn't for the fact I am broke, I would have signed up for the streaming platform in a heartbeat after the first trailer dropped. Animaniacs was one of my favourite shows when I was a little girl. Even the trailers joked about how reboots are rife in the entertainment... Continue Reading →

Convention Closures Causes Chaos

Coronavirus is wreaking havoc everywhere, it seems that every day another event is being postponed or cancelled. I know it sucks for concerts to be cancelled but outside of being annoying to fans, these cancellations are having a devastating impact on a certain group. Artists and vendors. At the time of writing major UK conventions,... Continue Reading →

The Importance of Reading

Today is World Book Day! As a bookworm myself I wanted to celebrate the day by writing about the brilliance of books and try to encourage others to read more. So, here we are. Now I know that with a title like The Importance of Reading you expect that I would be preaching about literacy... Continue Reading →

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