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Problematic Favorites 101 with Supernatural

Problematic Favorites 101 with Supernatural

I wrote about Supernatural for Girls in Capes’ first Problematic Favorite issue last year, and I remember ending it with a hopeful note that maybe things would get better. Female characters wouldn’t be killed after two episodes; the show would [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Freaks and Geeks

Our Favorite Things: Freaks and Geeks

It’s a crime that Freaks and Geeks only got one season. Freaks and Geeks captures so many of the nuances of high school life that other shows tend to gloss over, and just thinking about certain scenes makes me emotional as I remember the [...]

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REVIEW: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

REVIEW: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Nimona made me realize that I’ve been going about the post-college job search all wrong--if I just turned into a shark during the interview process, I’d be guaranteed to land any job out there. Seriously, though, Nimona is so wonderful. The [...]

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4 Gifts To Get Your Favorite Feminist Graduate

4 Gifts To Get Your Favorite Feminist Graduate

It’s graduation season, and you know what that means: scouring bookstores and Hallmark outlets for positive books, cards, and collage picture frames as gifts for graduates, reminding them about the importance of making their dreams come true and succeeding in [...]

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Review: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Review: Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Aww, Sisters was so adorable, you guys! The companion to Raina Telgemeier’s Eisner-award winning graphic novel Smile tells the story of Raina and her sister Amara, and how their relationship developed during a road trip to attend a family reunion [...]

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REVIEW: Grasshopper Jungle

REVIEW: Grasshopper Jungle

Grasshopper Jungle is so weird. I can't really think of a better way to describe Andrew Smith's latest YA novel, but in addition to being weird, it's also funny, endearing, creepy, and just plain entertaining. For example, here's the end [...]

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House DeFraction’s Greatest Hits

House DeFraction’s Greatest Hits

So… "winter is coming." That's Game of Thrones, right? Unfortunately, I'm one of like, three people who hasn't seen or read much of George R.R. Martin's epic series (I know, I know; I'm working on it). So instead of trying [...]

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