Category Archive: Rants

What’s the Big Deal?: Fifty Shades of Grey Live Blog Edition, Chapters 9-10

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Warning: the smut barrier has been breached. I repeat, the smut barrier has been breached. (And by smut barrier, I mean Ana’s hymen.)  Any and all posts past this point will contain graphic,… Continue reading

What’s the Big Deal?: Fifty Shades of Grey Live-Blogging Edition, Chapters 7-8

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Wow, guys, can you believe what happened on American Idol this week? I know! It was just, like, so…yeah! I’m kidding. I haven’t watched American Idol since my dog threw up during Carrie… Continue reading

What’s the Big Deal?: Fifty Shades of Grey Live-Blogging Edition, Chapters 5-6

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I have had three people tell me that, having read the live blog, they now want to read Fifty Shades of Grey. Folks, I’m reading this book so you don’t have to. Don’t… Continue reading

What’s the Big Deal?: Fifty Shades of Grey Live-Blogging Edition, Chapters 2-4

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Last time on Fifty Shades of Grey, our heroine interviewed our hero in an office building. Nothing says sex and depravity like business suits and note-taking! What further naughty hijinks will ensue? To… Continue reading

What’s the Big Deal?: Fifty Shades of Grey Live-Blogging Edition, Chapter 1

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I love romance novels. I’m not being sarcastic. I love romance novels, honestly. I don’t care who calls them trashy or smutty or non-literary. Romance novels are awesome! If done correctly, they are… Continue reading

The Undateable Undead: Part One

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I recently finished A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Lured in by the promise of witchcraft, ensorcelled alchemical texts, and fantastical creatures overrunning a library, I couldn’t wait to get started. As… Continue reading

The Undateable Undead: Part Two

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So, you made it through the Big Three and no warning bells sounded? Congratulations! Your modern-minded, commitment-ready vamp man who drinks sustainably and humanely sourced blood through a bendy straw just might be… Continue reading