Monthly Archives: October 2013

Maternal Monsters (Pt. 1)

The idea for this blog has been floating around in my mind for a while (since last Mother’s Day, in fact). I feared my mother would somehow read my blog and assume my opinions of the mothers I am discussing in these blogs somehow reflect her motherhood, which is completely not the case. So, I […]

Superhero Zero (Pt. 2)

Now, I know I’m not the only one who grapples with the current obsession with superheroes… however, I do acknowledge that I am the minority. As with everything, I like to try to apply history to current events to propose an idea or an estimation of the reasons behind a seemingly “new” obsession or cycle. […]

Superhero Zero (Pt. 1)

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s another two hours of your life you will never get back! A small word of warning to a large population of people: I’m about to offend your precious superheroes. No, I’m not savvy to contemporary films… but I am savvy to the hundreds of Facebook statuses on the […]

Documentary Disconnect (Pt. 2)

Rather than my usual stereotypical choices, I’ll go for something other than Grey Gardens (which is at the top of PBS’ list). I did enjoy Grey Gardens, as well as Drew Barrymore’s portrayal of Little Edie years later. The Beales are something else — and they’re related to Jackie O! Oh, yeah, I said I […]