Tag: supergirl

Fandom Gets Political

If you haven’t seen this week’s episode of Arrow, there’s an interesting conversation about gun control that happens between Felicity [Emily Bett Rickards], Curtis [Echo Kellum], and Rene [Rick Gonzalez]. Rene argues that guns can save lives, Curtis suggests that guns create more violence, and Felicity’s discomfort with their confrontation leads Curtis to argue that, on a […]

Why Stories Really Matter

If you’re reading this, you’re probably someone who’s pretty into fandom. And if you’re like me, you get almost irrationally attached to your favorite protagonists. I’ve even been known to lose sleep worrying about the fates of my favorite characters. But these stories we love so much are more than just distractions. More than escapism. […]

I’ll Have What She’s Having

I’d like to take a moment to talk about clothes. Don’t worry, this is still a geek blog. Full disclosure:  I’m not a particularly snappy dresser.  In fact, I hate clothes shopping and, the topic of this post notwithstanding, actually generally give very little thought to clothing at all.  It’s not that I don’t want […]