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“We Made It For the Fans, Not Critics”: The False Dichotomy...

By all accounts, Iron Fist isn’t very good. And I do mean all accounts. I have yet to read a vaguely encouraging review of Marvel’s...

Hire Us, Pay Us, Support Us: On The Need For Diverse...

I’ve been blogging about books and the various pop culture itches that need scratching pretty consistently for close to six and a half years....

Renee Zellweger’s Face and the Importance of Women Critics

If you google “Renee Zellweger lemon”, you’ll get over 259,000 results. The meme, mocking the Oscar winning actress’s smile as being the result of sucking...

The Pros and Cons of the Angry Review

One of my favourite critics, Bob Chipman, best known as MovieBob, recently released a blistering negative review of Adam Sandler’s latest effort (a word...

Goodbye To The Dissolve, Hello To An Uncertain Future

It was to the disappointment of many film fans that Pitchfork’s movie focused website The Dissolve announced its closure. The site, populated by some...

Confessions of a Hater: On Being Outspoken in YA Blogging

My name is Megan (it's my real name, along with the real name for about half of all American women born in the 1980s),...

“You Don’t Really Hate It”: On The Contrary Critic

Armond White, if you believe the widely assumed critical narrative, is a troll. The film critic, currently the editor of CityArts and contributor to the...

The Problem With Buzzfeed Books

Buzzfeed is successful. Wildly successful. Since its founding in 2006, its risen to meteoric heights and become one of the most visited and ubiquitous...

“Sponsored By…” – Book Blogger Integrity and Conflicts of Interest.

Recently, there was some social media discussion among book bloggers and reviewers over the potential breach of ethics regarding a prominent book vlogger called...

The Importance of Female Critics and Our Own Stories.

It’s a man’s world, or so they keep telling me. Not only does the literary output of women suffer at the hands of history, culture,...