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Two Ends of the Spectrum: The Invitation, Witching and Bitching.

Only 13 days until Halloween! Boy has this month flown by. I am entering the final week of my term, which means of course I am often hunched over my computer, fervently writing term papers while wondering what fresh hell awaits me at work (the holidays are notoriously chaotic and stressful, usually starting mid October and not ramping down until well after New Years). 894 more words


Don't Breathe: An OK Movie

Long time no see, friends. It’s bee an absolutely ridiculous couple of weeks for me between school, kids, work and my feeble attempts to have some semblance of a life. 767 more words


Why no tech?

I recently observed in a chapter review of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea that there seems to be very little technology used. If we assume that this book is set in around the same time period it came out, it really should. 200 more words

Fiction Faux Pas

Honeymoon, or How to be the Worst Partner Ever

Happy Monday, Friends!

I hate to say it, but I’ve been slacking on watching new horror recently; I’ve been way too busy to go to the theater (not that there’s anything decent playing in major theaters and all the indie theaters are a good hour away from me) and Netflix just isn’t offering top notch selections, in between work, school, and kids I’ve been spending my nights watching Property Brother reruns. 936 more words


Lights Out and Ableism in Horror (Light Spoilers)

Happy Tuesday, Friends! 

I know this post is horrifically overdue seeing as Lights Out was released a whole four days ago. I saw it Saturday and I very much enjoyed it, but there are some problematic elements in this film that I’ve only recently noticed in the genre itself. 578 more words


The Last Month

This last month or so has been stressful and depressing.

Office completely failed, so I got Scrivener and a free version for spreadsheets and slides. 428 more words


Films Within Films, Tropes Within Tropes: The Final Girls Movie

Just when I’m about to get detached retinas from rolling my eyes at yet another misogynistic piece of pop culture, fate hands me some relief (and blog material). 1,729 more words