None of the media coverage of the slime trend has addressed the real source: the online autistic community.Read More
There’s a chill in the air. The wind is picking up. You’re ready to get your favorite sweater out at last. That’s right, it’s finally fall! After a long and very (VERY) hot summer, the days are getting shorter and it’s time to get in the mood for the season. And what better way than some movies and television that ate the pop culture equivalent of curling up something spicy and warm on a rainy day.Read More
Here's our look at the Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 plus an interview with its stars.Read More
Fandom feels are valid and powerful, but as another guy said, with great power comes great responsibility.Read More
Even in the face of an actual 3.0 earthquake, the negotiations between Writers Guild of America and The Alliance Of Motion Picture And Television Producers went on until the very last second.Read More
It’s happened. The writers behind your favorite shows and movies have voted to authorize a strike.Read More
When I was... a young fan...
Navigating fandom as a newbie can be fraught with peril. Luckily, we’re here to help. It’s dangerous to go alone.Read More
To every generation, a slayer is born…
group of fans created Lurk: A Fray Fan Film which gives a glimpse of what the adventures of a future slayer might be.Read More
Continuing with our ongoing legal series, the time has come to discuss specific parts of the US Constitution. We’ll start at the beginning with something that’s been on everyone’s minds lately: the first amendment.Read More
Today, we’re here to talk about another area of civil rights that has seen a great deal of advancement under the Obama administration and where people are particularly on alert in the new administration: the rights of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people.Read More
Here are five shows to listen to when the world is getting you down. We’ll go through these in chronological order and, obviously, there are going to be some spoilers.Read More
On the day of its 250th episode!
Supernatural returns for its 250th episode, and we reflect upon its resiliency as a show that is ultimately about love and family.Read More
44 years and counting. But are its days numbered?
As part of our ongoing series looking at the legal realities of Trump’s America, we look back at Roe v Wade to consider its future survival.Read More
Emerald City is more steampunk Game of Thrones than The Wiz, in the very best way.Read More
As with any situation, being informed and having the right information is the first step to action and might make the future seem less scary, so that’s what I’m here for.Read More
A man who believes that electrocuting me will cure my queerness is a heartbeat from running our country, and if that’s not a good reason for Captain America to kiss a boy, I don’t know what is.Read More
The 90s were a really good time for witches. Like vampires in the 2000s or zombies this decade, witches were the supernatural creature of choice in the decade where “girl power” became a marketable commodity. From Hocus Pocus in 1992 to Practical Magic in 1998, it was the pinnacle of magical cinema. But for me, nothing had quite as big an impact as the 1996 teen horror classic The Craft. And I wasn’t alone.Read More
Meanwhile, the Big Two happily shoot own goals.
Sometimes finding success as a woman or person of color in the entertainment industry (comics, movies, television, you name it) can feel like being a gay figure skater trying to make it on a hockey team full of frat boys.Read More
Kate McKinnon is an out lesbian and infused her Ghostbusters performance with glorious queerness, but following the release of the movie there were many questions raised as to whether Holtzmann was really gay. All of this lead me to the question: if a queer character exists in media without explicit confirmation, does it make a sound?Read More
Politicians, cartoon characters...what's the difference, really?
In these waning weeks of July, devoted supplicants donned colorful regalia, braved massive crowds and endured media scrutiny to pay tribute to gods, monsters, heroes and villains, including a legendary warrior woman with a storied past and a billionaire some fear may bring the end of the world. I’m talking, of course, about the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. The rest of us went to Comic-Con.Read More