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“Something’s Wrong, Like More Than You Being Female”: Transgressive Sexuality and Discourses of Reproduction in Ginger Snaps

BRIGITTE. Ging, what’s going on? Something’s wrong, like more than you being just female. Can you say something please? GINGER. I can’t have a hairy chest, B, that’s fucked. BRIGITTE. Bitten on a full moon, now you’re hairy. GINGER. Well, thank you for taking my total fucking nightmare so seriously. Oh shit, what if I’m…

The Allure of Gothic Horror

The woman wears a long velvet dressing gown over a lace peignoir that froths around her ankles like seafoam as she runs across the moor. In the distance, the shape of a house grown vast and gloriously terrible beyond any architect’s dreams looms, bleak and menacing and wonderful. The moon is high enough to light…

The Deadly History of Women Using Perfume as Poison

There’s a myth about Marie Antoinette’s attempt to escape the guillotine I love retelling: In seeking to avoid the wrath of the Jacobin revolutionaries, the royal family escaped to the outskirts of Paris in disguise. When their coach was stopped by a mob, they were unrecognizable. They were found out, improbably, by the noble profile…

Jordan Peele and Lavar Burton Team Up for New Show!

You may think that Netflix has the market cornered on cautionary tales about modern-day technology with Black Mirror, but you’d be wrong. The stories from Charlie Brooker & Co. are bleak and unsettling, which means there’s room for a more lighthearted version of a sci-fi anthology series. Enter Weird City, an upcoming YouTube Premiere show…