Today we have a copy of Paul Cornell’s new book, London Falling, to giveaway to a Pink Raygun reader. To enter, answer me this: You’re a paranormal beastie in an urban fantasy novel. What city are you terrorizing and why?
Labels permeate our society. We can’t exist without some kind of succinct definition as to who we are, usually given to us by someone else. It’s the invisible name tag we’re handed and we sometimes get stuck with it. I’ve struggled with my label, growing up at a time where it wasn’t cool to be on the outskirts. While I was never bullied, it hurt not be included.
Let’s contrast that fun tavern song about eating kitties with how rapey this episode was. But, not in a frivolous way, like True Blood. More in the horrifying way, evoking those feelings that rape should evoke in a decent human being.
Once it was apparent that firefighters had contained the fire and that no one was hurt, I looked down at my bare feet and the landline handset in John’s pocket. In the rush of evacuation, our cell phones, wallets, and everything else had been left in our apartment. “We really suck at this,” I said.
This week, Destiny and Rhea discuss pop music! We share our thoughts (and playlists), and find ourselves questioning whether buying all those Korn and Limp Bizkit albums back in 1998 because we hated Britney and Justin was the right choice.
As the show matures in the second half of its first season, the relationships have matured as well, which is probably the most important thing. Relationships between mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, brothers and sisters, while universal in many ways, are also as unique as fingerprints and it is the truth to these relationships the writers and actors must get right.
Today, in promotion of the new Focus Features film, A Place Beyond The Pines, we have two prize packs to give away.
Margaery Tyrell makes Cersei Lannister look like a sloppy, vulgar brat who spits and flails. I can not wait for those two to go head to head in all out, fancy lady war.