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Monthly Archives: October 2015

“Supergirl” Review

October 31, 2015 |

Please welcome back guest writer Chachi for a review of the new show “Supergirl.”

I feel like I’ve spent most of my life spinning in dizzy circles, screaming, “Please give me superhero shows and movies I can enjoy with my … Read More


October 30, 2015 |

After reading this article, written by someone who committed a sexual assault, I got to thinking. We do not teach kids about consent, not really. Because we don’t talk much about emotion, empathy, and human connection in school (and certainly … Read More

You Did Not Misunderstand

October 29, 2015 | | 2 Comments

Please welcome new guest writer Bramblefae with a moving and beautiful piece on childhood abuse. Trigger warning: there is frank talk of sexual abuse in this article. As such, we’ve placed it behind a cut.



Bramblefae is a jewelry … Read More

My Canada

October 28, 2015 |

Many of our readers and listeners are are American, so you may not have been aware of a big thing that happened in Canada on October 19th. We had something of a revolution: Bloodless, but it was a pretty big … Read More

Review: ‘I Am Bread’

October 27, 2015 |

(I received a free download code for “I Am Bread” in exchange for my unbiased review.)

“I Am Bread” by U.K. developer Bossa Studios features a slice of bread on an epic quest to become toast.

At its core, “I … Read More

Can’t Talk Podcast Episode 119: Gentleman of the Stool

October 26, 2015 |

Download this episode (right click and save) On this week’s Can’t Talk Podcast we welcome special guest Mo (@mosylu on twitter) to talk diversity in Young Adult and Middle Grade fiction.

Mo recommends: writing a lot of fanfic, like … Read More

Review: “The Paladin Caper” by Patrick Weekes

October 24, 2015 | | 2 Comments

(I received a copy of “The Paladin Caper” by Patrick Weekes in exchange for my unbiased review. The novel will be published Oct. 27.)

SPOILER ALERT: There are some spoilers for “The Paladin Caper,” as well as earlier books in … Read More

Cincinnati Chili

October 23, 2015 |

It has come to my attention that many people in the world have never heard of Cincinnati chili. This is a travesty of a situation, as Cincinnati chili is one of my favorite foods. Come, learn with me the wonders … Read More

There is no War on Christmas

October 22, 2015 |

First snow hasn’t fallen, Halloween isn’t even here yet, and already I am starting to see Christmas and other relevant holiday decorations and themes in stores. While this brings the inevitable shouts of, “Why are there Christmas and other winter … Read More

Miscarriage, Infertility, and Hard Questions

October 20, 2015 | | One Comment

Please welcome new guest writer Jessica with a beautiful post on infertility.

“So, when are you planning on having children?”

If I had a dollar for every time some well-meaning relative, friend, or stranger asked me this, I’d be able … Read More