by Chloe Robbins The gothic and the erotic go hand-in-skeletal-hand. When people think of gothic romance, first thoughts often run to authors like Edgar Allan Poe and Victoria Holt, but the genre is much larger than these titans. In fact, one of today’s most famous gothics often isn’t discussed as a gothic at all. Musician,
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by Madeline Iva I loved this movie! It’s a satire, and send up of social media crazy. Let’s talk about the juicy acting before tearing into the bloody guts of the film. WARNING: vague spoilers litter this entire post. THE CAST OF INGRID GOES WEST IS FAB: First – O’Shea Jackson Jr. – HELLO!!!!!! He
by Kiersten Hallie Krum By now, pretty much everyone on the planet with the slightest connection to me knows of my mad love for Wonder Woman the movie and Wonder Woman in general. Loud and proud, baby. Loud and proud. The film has stuck with me for weeks. I saw it a second time with
by Kiersten Hallie Krum I was five years old in 1977 when I jumped off my older sister’s canopy bed and sprained my arm. Hers was a tall bed, tall enough to house a trundle bed underneath, and was as high as I could get at just past 9 PM on a Friday evening. You
by Kiersten Hallie Krum I remember the first time I saw Beauty and the Beast in 1991. It was in the Berkeley Heights movie theater. Thursday nights were buy one, get one, but I went with my friends for a matinée. Funny, I can’t remember who I was with, but I distinctly remember that first
“Why don’t you write something like Fifty Shades of Grey?” We romance writers get asked this question by friends and family. I have to admit this question puzzles me. Each time I’m asked I wonder: Do you mean, why don’t I write something about two people seeking love and connection? Do you mean, why don’t
by Madeline Iva Are you going to see FIFTY SHADES DARKER this weekend? We are! Well, Elizabeth SaFleur and I are. We’ve already got our tickets and we’re taking our spouses. Not only that–we’re holding a celebration event on Facebook to chat with y’all about the FIFTY SHADES DARKER movie. We hope you join us! Go to
Robot fetishism, considered part of technosexuality, is divided into two usually separate fantasies.
By Alexa Day About 18 months ago, I received news of Jeff Nichols’s film, Loving, with a distinct lack of enthusiasm. I did promise to give the movie a fair chance, but I could not imagine that any film would do justice to the real Richard and Mildred Loving, two people who simply belonged together.
By Elizabeth Shore Apparently, it’s happened again. I blinked and suddenly summer was over. WTF? I was just pulling out my floaty flower-print dresses and strappy sandals five minutes ago, wasn’t I? Now I’m hunting for sweaters and boots. Ah well. Tempting though it may be to mourn summer’s demise, let’s look on the bright side. It’s