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 →
Happy Easter! Happy Passover! Happy Sunday!
Despite today being a holiday for many folks, I’ve had a rough time of it for one reason or another. Do you know what will improve today? The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, that’s what. Continue Reading →
Yeah, yeah, yeah! You’re right. I should have read this decades ago, or just skipped it. But there’s a story behind this super-late reading of The Stand. Here’s what happened. Continue Reading →
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 Lisa Frank notebook covers. Nope! These unicorns are horrible monstrosities with a taste for human flesh. The present-day investigation Continue Reading →