Why The Events of Gerald’s Game Would Never Happen To Me

Friends, last night I sat down to watch Gerald’s Game, the film adaptation of Stephen King’s 1992 novel of the same name. You may have noticed the title appearing on your Netflix home screen next to The Documentary About Hasidic People (which is worth watching on the strength of its subject matter, though not its cinematic…

Queer Vampires of Color in The Gilda Stories

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: It has come to the attention of this committee (the Queer Entertainment and Enlightenment Fellowship) that you have not yet read the classic lesbian vampire novel The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez. We must request that you take immediate action to rectify this situation, and then discuss it with us…

Obviously I Have Seen The Rain (and Other Popular Song Questions, Answered).

1.“Are You Gonna Be My Girl?” -Jet, 2003 No. As you have established elsewhere in the lyrics, I came with another man, and you yourself admit that you are unable to make much in the way of conversation before you “let me get away.” So not only is the answer a firm no, the question…

Dart Open Thread: 14 Things I Don’t Understand

1.Sad Cartoons, such as Bojack Horseman and Rick and Morty. Every adoring writeup for these shows is like “how an alcoholic cartoon horse made us cry” and I just cannot imagine having the emotional reservoir to voluntarily put myself through something like that. (Also, I have not yet forgiven Will Arnett for whatever happened with Amy Poehler.) 2.Electronic…