Greek Goddess… Miss America… Xena… which role does she play in order to make others happy. Isn’t that the dilemma of a woman today?
I picked up the animated movie version from Studio Ghibli and was delighted to see Tenar pop up again. There must be a fourth book then!
Tomei, Volume I is a collection of the first six Tomie stories by Junji Ito. Ito is a master of the horror manga genre, author of three aclaimed series, Uzumake, Gyu, and Tomie, which spawned a series of movies, running nine strong
The first science fiction story authored by a woman to appear in a science fiction magazine. FuturesPast Editions Amazing Stories Classic reprint of Clare Winger Harris’ THE FATE OF THE POSEIDONIA
A look at criticism of Space Dandy and some thoughts with relation to Cowboy Bebop.
Tanya Tynjala translates her talk with Jo Walton (a first? A translated Spanish language interview with an award winning Welsh author conducted at a Swedish science fiction convention?)
Morgana Santilli talks about what makes RWBY a great animated series, and webseries.
Stand on Zanzibar, John Brunner’s 1969 Hugo Winner for Best Novel, was one of those books I always meant to get around to reading, especially when I came across an essay that suggested it was a precursor to cyberpunk.
With the Sailor Moon relaunch just a few months away, I seem to be seeing an onslaught of magical girls in the media.
Not all witches are always out to suck a child’s soul – or fatten them up and eat them
I am glad that I’ve never had to defend myself and what I love because of something so trivial as my gender expression. I can only hope that the entirety of fandom can grow to this point and further as dialogues surrounding hobbies and sexism continue to spring forth.
With The Lords Of Salem, Rob Zombie has managed to surpass his devotion to late-’70s/early-’80s slasher-film worship to make a film that is stylish and provocative, yet still being genuinely freaky.
I don’t want to destroy the damsel in distress. I don’t want to destroy the sleeping beauty. Or the femme fatale. Or the pollyanna. Or the ditz. Or the girl next door. I watch attempts to ban them warily, though I know the intentions behind the act are good. I know we’re tired of these […]
Why do authors write equal opportunities for women into fantasy worlds with pre-modern technologies and societies? Unless they are Terry Pratchett, they’re only making themselves look silly.
The first V/H/S was a boy’s club. The sensibility of that film, an anthology released to much acclaim and success in 2012, was so aggressively straight and male that the entire film was nearly spoiled. From the framing sequence’s group of men assaulting women while videotaping their exploits to the frat-boy bar pickup/sex in a […]
Since taking on this blogging position, I have been struggling to find works that would appeal to the audience that Amazing Stories has, particularly those who are interested in fantasy. I would categorize a large majority of anime and manga works as “fantasy,” based on the fact that they frequently have fantastical elements to them […]