by Leonie I really do consider myself to be a lucky human as far as friendships go. There have been many ups and downs over the course of my life and different relationships, naturally, but it is safe to say that the friends I have now are strong and lovely and incredible and for every … More Limited words & unlimited meaning(s)
by Leonie This morning Viki and I went to a conference in this darling city of Vienna where we had the privilege to listen to a myriad of talks. Among those was a presentation by a former teacher of mine about the superhero genre and how it has adapted to reflect trends in social and … More Be more inclusive, be the inclusivest!
by Leonie We are excited. Nay, we are pumped. Nay, we are stoked! When Viki and I first saw the official trailer for The Defenders and we’re all but jumping around our respective flats like rubber balls injected with adrenalin and a healthy dose of wonder. Wonder for this superhero collective and what Netflix has … More The Defenders trailer thoughts
by Viki I recently witnessed an online conversation where someone ‘confessed’ to be attracted to an animated character and explained it in a very apologetic way, admitting that they know it’s ‘weird’. Adding to that, people answered with phrases like “that is really sad” or “that is so wrong” and I couldn’t help myself but … More 5 reasons why being attracted to animated characters is not weird
by Leonie I’m not really an avid reader of coimc books. I enjoy them, I just never got that into it. Growing up I mostly read Lucky Luke, Asterix and DuckTales, simply because my brother owned them and they were a ton of fun to read on vacation. But since he wasn’t all that interested … More Loveliest of All Comic Book Hauls
by Leonie When I say I like The Walking Dead, it is a humungous understatement. I used to hate it, or rather, I’d not give a shit. I could never get past 10 minutes of the first episode because I’d get so bored. But then I thought “Maybe third time’s the charm?” And boy, oh boy, … More Packing for the Zombie Apocalypse
by Leonie Last Sunday my sister and I watched the latest installment of the X-Men series Logan in a movie theater packed to the brim with teens who seemed honestly fascineted for the entire 137 minutes. And yes, I know, I’m kind of late to the party, but let’s get into it, shall we? Spoilers ahead … More Review: Logan
by Viki Recently, the British actor Finn Jones who portrays Danny Rand aka Iron Fist in the self-titled first Netflix installment this year, had to leave the twitter community due to controversy concerning his casting. The casting decision of a Caucasian instead of an Asian male triggered radical criticism: the backlash amongst fans and people like … More Iron Fist Whitewash Catalyst?