What My OTPs Taught Me To Look For In Relationships, by Astrid Kaniele
As any self respecting fan girl would, I have multiple OTPs (or One True Parings). I see it as ‘an OTP per show/book/film/etc’ rather than a hard and fast rule that only one coupling can be the ultimate romance. Regardless of the amount of OTPs I’ve collected through the seasons and trilogies, there’s some things […]
My Top Ten OTPs, by Lauren
So, with February come Valentine’s Day and although I am not the biggest fan of this day, it does make me think about my OTPs. I have come up with a top 10 and trust me this was not easy to compile as I have so many OTPs. I have picked ships from TV, movies […]
Game Of Thrones: 10 Things We’ve Learned In Season 6, by Kyle Watts
Game Of Thrones: Season Six has put out four episodes, which means we’re essentially over a third of the way through the action. Already a whole lot has been revealed and the drama is getting more exciting than ever. So without further ado, here’s a four-episode recap in the form of 10 things we’ve learned […]
“X” is for Xenolinguistics: Favorite Alien Languages, by Private: Vicki Keire
In many creation stories, language actually exists prior to the creation of the world. The gods often gift speech before life, and in the Book of Genesis, God uses his own speech to create light. Language is not only central to the human experience, many would argue it actually defines it. That’s why I’m so […]
W is for Wrestling: What I’ve learned about writing from watching WWE, by Clare Dugmore
Since my teens, I’ve been a big fan of WWE Wrestling, and no not just because of the hot guys in spandex (though it helps)! While I appreciate the athletic abilities of both the men and women that step into the ring, what I really love about wrestling – and what keeps me coming back […]
[G] Game of Thrones: I’ve Read the Books, and These Are Six Things I Want in Season Six, by Clare Dugmore
[Please note this post contains spoilers from the A Song of Ice and Fire books and speculation about what could happen in the TV show in relation to book events. Trigger warning: mentions of rape and death.]   Game of Thrones Season Six begins in a little over two weeks, and I’m ridiculously excited for […]
(C) Comic Book to TV and Movie Adaptations, by Clare Dugmore
Last week, we asked what is your favorite comic book to TV adaptation: The Marvel Universe, as presented by Netflix (Jessica Jones and Daredevil), The DC Universe as presented by the CQ (Arrow, Flash and Legends of Tomorrow), or Other (Gotham, Supergirl, Agent Carter, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D etc.)   With a whopping 80% of the […]
Jessica Jones Subverts Noir Conventions to Find Hardboiled Perfection, by Clare Dugmore
Jessica Jones Subverts Noir Conventions to Find Hardboiled Perfection, by Michael Panush These days, you are more likely to find a Hardboiled Private Investigator who is part-demon, from another planet, or lives in an alternate reality than your standard Noir gumshoe – and it’s easy to see why. The Detective’s career is the perfect excuse […]
What I’ve learned about writing from watching WWE Wrestling, by Clare Dugmore
Since my teens, I’ve been a big fan of WWE Wrestling, and no not just because of the hot guys in spandex (though it helps)! While I appreciate the athletic abilities of both the men and women that step into the ring, what I really love about wrestling – and what keeps me coming back […]
J is for Jason Purdy and Randee Dawn, by Clare Dugmore
Curiosity Quills has two excellent columnists, Jason Purdy and Randee Dawn, who both post every other week; Jason on Fridays and Randee on Mondays. Jason’s column – The Purdy Perspective – focuses on reviewing video games and movies, and he brings expertise from his video game Youtube channel Polygonasaurus. Randee’s column – Between The Lines […]