Shrill; Or, [Eardrum-Shattering Squeals of Delight]

Shrill; Or, [Eardrum-Shattering Squeals of Delight]

IT’S FUCKING HERE! I have been waiting for this book to come out since the first moment I heard it might, maybe, be coming. It does not disappoint. Described alternatively as a collection of essays, or a memoir, it is both and neither. Each chapter is, in fact, an essay; a self-contained whole that could […]

BITCH PLANET: Comics for the woke, readers, smarties, and newbs

BITCH PLANET: Comics for the woke, readers, smarties, and newbs

It all started with Ms Marvel. Paul Constant, books editor for Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger, has steered me toward many excellent books of diverse origins that I never would have found if I hadn’t gone looking. So when he blogged about Willow Wilson’s brand new comic featuring a Pakistani-American immigrant Muslim superhero, I was highly […]