Get Out Vs. Us: A Feminist Movie Review

That’s right, there can be only one! I watched Get Out and Us for the first time back-to-back, and thought they were both excellent. I’m not alone. Jordan Peele’s social-commentary horror movies have crazy high ratings on review sites like Rotten Tomatoes. (Yes, I’ve seen Lovecraft Country too!) But despite both receiving critical acclaim, the… Read More

Her Body and Other Parties: A Feminist Book Review

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Halloween is coming! We kicked off the season with our current BOM, New Orleans supernatural thriller Death Came to Dinner. Now let’s keep the ball rolling with Carmen Maria Machado’s horrific and frankly gross short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties. Not offensive to women =… Read More

The Thief and the Waste: A Feminist Book Review

There’s nothing better than reading the next book in a series. Seeing those familiar faces of beloved characters…and living in fear that more bad things will happen to them. So it goes in The Thief and the Waste, the sequel to The Wolf and the Rain, and middle book in Tanya Lee’s dystopian trilogy. If… Read More