The ways in which this episode of Outlander made me cringe and rage were varied and immense. From the "tropical drum beat" added to the opening song, to the fact that it's an episode filled with nameless black people, and that Claire ends up participating in slavery. Ugh, guys, you should have just stayed in Europe.Read More
Proof that a bad date is a bad date, even when you're taking the form of a dinosaur.Read More
Maybe we’re all ready for a little more romance in our lives.Read More
Here are ten of our favorite romances, in non-romance movies and television!Read More
Having seen this first clip from the upcoming film, Passengers? If I'm ever on a huge spaceship with a pool? I'm never, ever, ever setting foot in that pool.Read More
The struggle to destroy negative misconceptions of romance fiction parallels the struggle to make equality of the sexes real in our world. And that deserves respect.Read More
Learning who you are or who you want to be when you’re on your own is intense enough. Learning who you are while also learning who you want to be when in a relationship? Ten times more intense!Read More
I met Jamie Fraser when I was nineteen years old. I fell in love hard, fast, and completely. He was the perfect man. That he was fictional hardly entered into it.Read More
I’ve always loved an origin story. Show me the catalyst for Bruce Wayne’s transformation into Batman, or where Domino’s powers come from. Create spinoff series starring the quirky best friend or the mysterious sidekick and I’m totally there. Both serial and recursive, comics are the perfect medium for telling multi-strand, multi-character stories at multiple points in time. My all-time favorite origin story, though? The villain’s.Read More
Decades from now, when all of social media is a single feed implanted directly in our brains, my grandchildren will climb up on my solar-powered rocking chair and say “Tell me about Twitter.” I won’t tell them the bad stuff. I will tell them this: Twitter was a magical place where one minute you’d be joking around with a bunch of writer friends, and the next minute someone would say “HEY, HOW’S ABOUT WE DO AN ANTHOLOGY."Read More
Queer Romance Month, now in its second year, is a month-long celebration of romance across the LGBTQ+ spectrum, with posts from a variety of readers, writers, bloggers and more, united by our belief that love is love and nobody’s sexuality is a sub-genre.Read More
They're out there...but you have to look WAY too hard to find them. So I did it for you!
This list was difficult to put together. It shouldn't have been, but it was.Read More
The Mary Sue Exclusive: The Secret Loves of Geek Girls Preview – Sarah Searle’s “Better Than Fiction”
Nothing goes together quite like geek girls and romance comics.
The Secret Loves of Geek Girls, a mixed-medium non-fiction anthology featuring comics, prose, and illustrated stories, takes us into the lives and loves of some of comics' and literature's most intriguing and talented female creators (like Margaret Atwood and former TMS associate editor, Sam Maggs!). In a TMS Exclusive, The Secret Loves of Geek Girls present a preview in the form of the short comic story "Better Than Fiction."Read More
Well companies are just LINING UP to pay for Cox weddings, let me tell you
As per custom, The Burger King will also be entitled to Mr. Burger and Ms. King's firstborn male.Read More
Also, Pennsylvania just got very, very lucky.
I mean, duh, but also... KERMITFLAIL.gif.Read More
The man who makes
people everything better.
David Tennant recorded this adorable video to help a fan ask a girl out at Wizard World Comic Con, because that's just the kind of guy he is. She said yes, because how could you say no to that face?Read More
Did you watch How I Met Your Mother? If so, science says you're a bitter husk of a human being, and not because of the finale.Read More
Aaaaaas Yooooou Wiiiiiiiiiiiish
Daniel Radcliffe, star of the Harry Potter franchise, and Adam Driver, soon to be star of the Star Wars franchise, combine their acting powers for What If. And that's all I have to say about that (it's no About Time, that's for sure). Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
Ugh, I'll get to that later. I still need to register my broken heart.
Romantics of the world, you better act fast. There's just one month left to fill out your koitodoke—an official "love declaration" form designed by the Japanese town of Nagareyama in Chiba Prefecture to encourage baby-making.Read More
*sigh* I remember my first high school crush on a Glorgon...Read More