The Lizzie Borden Chronicles Episode 1: “Acts of Borden” Recap & Review

Lizzie and Emma at Maplecroft

The first episode of Lifetime’s limited run series, The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, was about what I expected from the show: a nice, solid hour of wicked fun, shot through with feminist critique of what a woman’s life was like at that time. Oh, and the body count in Fall River has doubled by the end of the evening. What’s not to love about that? Continue Reading →

Equoid by Charles Stross #FridayReads

Equoid by Charles Stross

This week’s Friday Reads selection is “Equoid” by Charles Stross. It’s set in the Laundry Files universe1 and follows an investigation into a possible unicorn infestation in a small British village. Of course these unicorns aren’t from cutesy┬áLisa Frank notebook covers. Nope! These unicorns are horrible monstrosities with a taste for human flesh.┬áThe present-day investigation Continue Reading →