Why Pacific Rim is Perfect

Early last year, I started seeing ads for a movie called Pacific Rim.  It was a sci-fi action movie, and from the trailers and ads alone it looked like it was inspired by the oeuvre of Michael Bay – big…

First Anniversary: I Am A Writer

So, we’re taking a bit of a digression from our usual pop culture/media analysis today because there’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately and well, that’s what I have a blog for.  In fact, that’s what I’ve had…

Light and Dark Femininity and the Power of Knowledge

In my last post, when discussing portrayals of unicorns in fiction, I briefly touched on the differences between “light” femininity and “dark” femininity without really going into much detail about what I meant.  I figured I’d save it for another…