Introducing F-BOM! The Feminist Book of the Month

Did you know that the founders of Her Story Arc are starting a new venture? If you’re on our mailing list you’ve already heard the good news. F-BOM (which stands for Feminist Book of the Month) is replacing Her Story Arc’s old Book of the Month feature. F-BOM is more than just a book club… Read More

Feminist TV Review: Westworld

“You, and everyone you know, were built to gratify the desires of the people who pay to visit your world. What if I told you you can’t hurt the newcomers, and that they can do anything they want … to you?” These chilling words are repeated often to the “hosts” by their programmers in Westworld.… Read More

“The Truth is Out There” with a Reboot of Inspiration

*spoiler alert* The truth is out there. At least, that’s how I feel about the reboot of the X-Files which I am hoping will live up to the original. The iconic show will begin again on January 24th, 2016 (Den of Geek is continuing to update news). Surprisingly, the directors are recruiting the main actors from… Read More

“We are not things” in Mad Max

Mad Max: Fury Road is being heralded as the best movie this year everywhere you turn. Some people are even saying it’s the best action movie in the last 20 years, or the best since Alien. I enjoyed, for the most part, the original Mad Max movies with one glaring exception. It was sometime during… Read More

So what is this “Orphan Black” show everyone is talking about?

Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed, certifiably bad ass BBC television show Orphan Black premiers on BBC America today. If you’ve watched the show already, prepare to have all your feelings validated by this post. If you haven’t seen it yet, prepare to block off an afternoon to get up to speed. I ended up watching season 1 of Orphan Black last… Read More

Why You Need A Tanya Huff Shelf

There is a Tanya Huff book to fulfill any possible speculative fiction need. She can write in any genre she chooses and does them all well. Missing the first time you ventured into Mercedes Lackey’s Valdemar or Katharine Kerr’s Deverry? The world of Huff’s Quarters series will give you plots, counterplots and magic rooted in… Read More