Author Archives: thatwordgrrl

Not Your Convenience

I’m sure it surprises exactly nobody that I was going to get around to a political post following this election at some point or another. Well, here it is, so strap in and hold on because this ride is about … Continue reading

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The Follies of Youth

Eons ago, when dinosaurs ruled the land, my college boyfriend and I got to see Bruce Springsteen live during his 1984 Born in the USA tour. Having been baptized several years earlier into the Church of the Boss, we had … Continue reading

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Not Your Sacrificial Offering

I’m going to start this by saying that this is likely to be the least impartial post I have ever done for this blog. It is also the one most likely to cost me friends. I’d be lying if I … Continue reading

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Diversity and Inclusiveness

Last month, I participated in a panel on the topic of The Changing Face of Fandom at a local science fiction convention. The panel was very interesting in terms of having a reasonably good cross-representation of panelists. At one point, … Continue reading

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Fast and Furiousa

(SPOILERS AHEAD FOR MAD MAX: FURY ROAD) Whatever your opinion may be about Mel “Sugartits” Gibson, there is no question that the Mad Max movies set the visual standard for any future post-apocalyptic films. Movies such as Tank Girl and … Continue reading

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Today’s Robot Hugs…

Gosh, does this sound at all familiar?

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The Name of the Beast

It is hard, to be the beast with no name. I’ve spent a considerable amount of time wondering what it would be like to finally have a name for this beast that has been a part of me for three-quarters … Continue reading

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