In this edition, gross moé pearl divers, Out in Japan photography project, ward-recognized civil unions in Tokyo, and more.
Archive for the ‘Media’ Category
Ah, the days when you couldn’t just Google your dates.
brb gotta change my mooncup [Image: Edith from Crimson Peak with her hands, face, and dress bloodied] Via io9
Aspiring writer, Mary-Shelley fan, and adorable nerd Edith Cushing meets uh, vampire Loki British baronet Sir Thomas Sharpe and his creepy sister, and sparks fly, so she returns to Britain with him to the Murder Estate.
I won’t spoil it here, but wow, was the third season finale of NBC Hannibal beautiful or what? Everyone in season 3 is basically a morally dubious queer fashion powerhouse (taking a cue from our dear Dr. Lecter, of course). Since I’ve written about Hannibal‘s feminism and queerness before, I’d like to highlight a different aspect today: the spooky soundtrack.
…and decides George and Jonathan need to cut the crap.
Seriously, they’re the worst.
In addition to spoilers for Book 1 and Book 2, we’ll be discussing issues related to dubcon (dubious consent), misogyny, and mansplaining, both in terms of the plot (characters doing and saying awful things) and the narrative (the author’s decisions about how said characters’ actions are contextualized or treated in the narrative by the author).