The Romance You Need on Christmas Eve

It is that magical time of year where multiple holidays stack up against one another and people are feeling festive. In the spirit of holiday-time, the December Her Story Arc Book of the Month we’ve selected is a Christmas short story collection self-published by four women. “Four Fantastical Christmas Romances” features four unique stories, each… Read More

Katniss Everdeen: The Symbol of Rebellion

Caution! This post includes spoilers from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Jennifer Lawrence is the face of The Hunger Games and is undoubtedly one of the most popular actresses in the world at this moment in time. She’s loved by all and so far it seems that she can do no wrong. As an advocate… Read More

When Benevolent Sexism is Mistaken for Female Empowerment

As the push grows for more women and girl protagonists in storytelling across all media forms, more artists and studios are starting to rise to the challenge. While these media creators are getting better at avoiding the more glaring misogynistic mistakes, more subtle ones keep rearing their heads. As our culture continues to shelve old stereotypes and… Read More

What I was Watching: Silver Streak

When I was a kid I was in love with the 1976 film Silver Streak. My poor babysitters sometimes had to sit through the movie once only for me to rewind the video when it got to the end in order to play the movie through again. I just adored the scenes of the train winding its way through… Read More

Squirrel Girl is Kickin’ Butts and Eatin’ Nuts

Love watching superhero movies? Love reading comic books? Always wanted to read comics and didn’t know where to start? Always wanted a squirrel for a pet? The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl has got you covered on every front. Squirrel Girl abounds with confidence, uses unconventional problem solving strategies, and is basically the perfect role model. She celebrates… Read More