History Has Words For This

“Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.” ¬ Hitler History has words for what has happened to our country. History is marked by the rise of mediocre men yearning for power…

Frequency: The Art of Appreciating What You Have

I came into Frequency totally unprepared. I’d never seen the movie that inspired it, didn’t know any of the actors, and was totally devoid of 90’s nostalgia – or so I thought. My only interest in the show, and in…

My Giant Love/Hate Letter to The Walking Dead

Beware MAJOR Walking Dead spoilers ahead… The Walking Dead is my favorite show to say the very least. Anyone who holds a conversation with me longer than five minutes will learn this very quickly. My love for this show defies anyone’s…

Rape is Not Your Plaything – How TV Contributes to Rape Culture

Let’s talk about consent. More to the point, let’s talk about consent and rape as it is portrayed in media. Rape has come into the spotlight several times in big ways this past year – mainly in the awful stories…

Women and sports: From myth to reality

Women only watch sports to please their father/boyfriend/husband/friends. Or, alternatively, they watch to check out the hot guys in tight uniforms. They don’t understand what’s going on. What’s more, they don’t even care. Sports are a guy thing. I’ve heard…

How to Deal with a Man Who Tries to Talk to You While You’re Wearing Headphones

There is no animal more ridiculous than a man who feels he may very well not be the center of the universe. Being ignored is a sad state for many of these fickle creatures – for when you aren’t paying…

Love, Feminism and Fandoms

Ah, the tricky matter of love. In real life, we all aspire to find that one person who, in the romantic tradition of Jerry Maguire, “completes us.” And yet, it’s not that we’re incomplete without a significant other, no. It’s…

Dear New Shadowhunters Showrunners

Dear Todd Slavkin & Darren Swimmer, We have never met. But in the past 4 hours, I have researched you – wanting to know what I should expect. Cause even though I am happy that Ed is no longer Shadowhunter’s showrunner –…

Shadowhunters: Our 12 Hopes for Season 2

As avid fans of Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments, we’ve been missing the lovable cast of Freeform’s Shadowhunters following its first season finale. Luckily Freeform saw potential in the show and answered fans’ desires to bring Shadowhunters back for a…

What’s in a Block? (Top Five Twitter Rules for Talking to Famous People)

I have seen it said a lot that Twitter belongs to the regular folks, the people who search for endless entertainment between the porn bots and the people begging for followers. Twitter has a lot of problems, primarily in taking harassment…

Shadowhunters Got It Right With Simon

Of all the characters in the Mortal Instruments series, Simon is probably the one that translates best to screen. He’s funny, nerdy, relatable, and the one guy who seems to realize how absolutely crazy (and awesome) his situation is. He…

Chicken Little Found A Fandom And Bumped His Head

Here is the article I’m about to dissect: Fandom is Broken A proper summation of the article in question can be defined in one word – no. But since I have you here, let’s break down why everything he said…

‘Shadowhunters’: Clary Fray Feels Muted And Understated

Clary Fray has never been the most popular character in the Mortal Instruments series. Most readers prefer the bookish, more relatable protagonist of the Infernal Devices trilogy, and struggle to connect with the fiery redhead that headlines this one. Clary…

Shadowhunters: The Show and Tell Problem With Malec

What amazes me is that when I tweeted out that we were writing an article about Malec, the Twitter universe responded saying that we had issues because they were a gay couple on TV. That couldn’t be further from the…

‘The Flash’: Why WestAllen Is Finally Ready to Take That Next Step

When it comes to romance on superhero television shows one of the most important things that I look for in a couple is a connection. But more than that I’m looking for a deep-rooted bond that allows for the kind…

‘The Flash’: Is Barry Ready to Face Zoom?

When The Flash returns following a grueling three-week hiatus, Barry Allen will be preparing to face off against this season’s sinister big bad Zoom. The last time we saw Barry and Team Flash they were dealing with the revelation of…

‘Arrow’: What Went Wrong With the Flashbacks?

While Arrow’s flashbacks have never been my favorite thing, during the show’s early years they were appealing as one could expect. They’ve never really outshone the present story that grappled with Oliver Queen’s heroic journey after his five years of…

What’re You Reading: Simon Lewis From ‘Shadowhunters’

Fangirlish writers adore their fictional characters. We all have our favorites from a variety of television shows especially. So in a fit of genius or insanity because we are all fannishly busy stressing over making sure readers have preview guides, recaps and…

‘Shadowhunters’ – Let’s Talk About the “Clace” Issue

When it comes to the relationships in Shadowhunters, it’s been very hit-and-miss. For the most part, the friendships have been compelling, entertaining and believable, from the Lightwood siblings to Clary and Simon to the new and refreshing duo of Clary…

An Introduction to Love Geometry and A Plea to End The Reign of The Triangle

The love triangle is one of the world’s oldest sources of tragedy. When done right, it can be heartbreaking, dissect the absurdities of the human condition, confront the conflict of want versus need, and break down the drama of romance…

Shadowhunters: Where Have All The Warriors Gone?

Shadowhunters has not been true to the books so far, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Every film adaptation needs to make a few changes, and I can accept that. But watching this show I’ve felt like there has…