Badass Bookworms: The Real Reason I Love Buffy

There are lots of reasons I could cite for enjoying Buffy. The awesome theme music (!), the fun, genre-spanning monster-of-the-week format (am I alone in thinking The Gentlemen were just the creepiest?), the many, flawed and interesting female characters, the character development and related angst (why, Whedon, why?), the pop culture references and Buffy Speak. Continue reading “Badass Bookworms: The Real Reason I Love Buffy”

Jocks and Nerds: Deconstructing the Superhero Narrative in Dr. Horrible

I love Dr Horrible.  I love Neil Patrick Harris and Felicia Day and Nathan Fillion.  I love the nerdy references and Bad Horse and the fact it exists at all.  I mean, it’s a musical about superheroes and supervillains.  When I found out it was like Christmas and my birthday all in one.  It isContinue reading “Jocks and Nerds: Deconstructing the Superhero Narrative in Dr. Horrible”