Chris Gavaler on Carrie, Jean Grey, and misogynist apocalypse.

Me on The English Teacher and why, despite its claims, it isn’t really set in my hometown of Kingston, PA.

Ng Suat Tong on the Trigan Empire, history and fascism.

Benjamin Rogers on fall comics from Hic&Hoc.

Me on the regency romance as feminist utopia in novels by Pam Rosenthal and Cecelia Grant.

Kimball Anderson on bodies and selves in Dollhouse and Kaiba.

Chris Gavaler on Captain America and the war on terror.
Utilitarians Everywhere

At the Atlantic I wrote about:

—12 Years a Slave and historical accuracy.

—how strict copyright laws hurt educational materials.

At Splice I wrote about

—Valerie June’s phenomenal Pushin’ Against a Stone. Best album of the year.

—Jonathan Bernstein and why the best political pundits don’t know what they’re talking about.
Other Links

Tessie McMillan Cottom on why poor people “waste” money on luxury goods.

Julia Serano on why bisexual people don’t reinforce the gender binrary.

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