Fantasy-Faction Game of Thrones Discussion: Season 8, Episode 5 – “The Bells”
 

FF Game of Thrones Discussion

Season 8, Episode 5 – “The Bells”

 
Fantasy-Faction Game of Thrones Discussion: Season 8, Episode 4 – “Last of the Starks”
 

FF Game of Thrones Discussion

Season 8, Episode 4 – “Last of the Starks”

 
Georgia Renaissance Festival – Opening Weekend Review
 

Georgia Renaissance Festival

Opening Weekend Review

 

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Queer Representation in SFF

Queer Representation in SFF 

One of two things happen when you raise the issue of queer and gender rep in speculative fiction: The first is we’re told it’s not important, that unqueer people don’t care, and that they do not want it “shoved down their throats”. Second, we’re given a blithe, well-meaning shrug and told that people are not […]

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Wading in the Cultural Shallows: How Irish Mythology Became A Commodity for Fantasy

Wading in the Cultural Shallows: How Irish Mythology Became A Commodity for Fantasy 

One night at a party I was introduced to a woman who proudly informed told me she’d named her baby daughter ‘Banshee’ in celebration of her Irish heritage. Even at the time I was pretty stunned by the announcement. For an Irish person (and I would have thought most people would have known this), this […]

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