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Madison Farkas

Fingersmith: Dickens, but with lesbians and good pacing
1 year ago

Fingersmith: Dickens, but with lesbians and good pacing

I came to Sarah Waters’ 2002 historical crime thriller Fingersmith having already seen Park Chan-wook’s South Korean film adaptation The Handmaiden, which is (loosely) based on the book. While the …
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No Homo Sapiens: The Terrifying Truth of Male Fragility
1 year ago

No Homo Sapiens: The Terrifying Truth of Male Fragility

By  •  Essay

I love my male friends to pieces, but their group dynamics have been fascinating to observe over the years. If there’s anything I’ve found, it’s that when it comes to threats against their masculinity, straight cisgender men are so delicate it would be hilarious if it weren’t so horrifying.
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Review: Bitch Planet’s brash, in-your-face feminism is what dystopian lit needed
1 year ago

Review: Bitch Planet’s brash, in-your-face feminism is what dystopian lit needed

If you thought writer Kelly Sue DeConnick’s take on Captain Marvel was “too feminist,” Bitch Planet is going to give you an ulcer.
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