Does Rape Belong in Entertainment?

Continuing to have well-told stories that make people confront the fact that this happens is, in my opinion, important. Scrubbing away elements that make people uncomfortable is, to me, a way of sterilizing the truth. A way of enforcing continued silence.

My Shore Leave 2014 Schedule

It’s that time of year again! I will be a guest on four different panels at this weekend’s Shore Leave convention in Hunt Valley, MD. Friday, August 1 7-8pm in the concierge suite Gender in Fandom I will be moderating, and my fellow panelists will be Lorraine Anderson, Rigel Ailur, and Susan Olesen Saturday, August…

October! It is over!

It’s not that I am not a happy little creative geek in October – it’s that I’m an incredibly BUSY one!  I made it through the month, and even had a chance to flex my creativity! Since there wasn’t a solid pumpkin crop this year, I opted to paint my front window instead of lining…

Geektober!

It’s here! The busiest month of my year! So much to do, and seemingly never enough time! I could shock you all with a listing of my schedule for the month, which includes fundraisers, PTA events, and oh so many birthday parties… but I don’t want to remind myself of the monumental size of my…

The Whirlwind that is Summer

As mentioned, I was planning to have guest bloggers all Summer because, naturally, it is a very busy season.  It turns out that it is a very busy season for everyone, because several people have had schedule upheavals and weren’t able to send me their promised posts.  No worries! I imagine there will be a…

ComicMix Articles

I am a semi-regular contributor to ComicMix.com. I have written about a variety of topics there, and you can view all of them here. I have also included below the links to each individual article, broken down by subject matter.

Looking Back

About a year ago, I wrote a review of the Joss Whedon series Dollhouse for bellaonline.com. At the time, I had not seen an important pivotal switch in the series, which was a real game-changer. I still maintain that FOX did not market the show accurately for the content, but what network ever does? You…