Let’s talk subversive, female-led, witty, ass-kicking, snark: aka the Andras-Lovretta Method.

A disclaimer: this isn't saying that between Michelle Lovretta and Emily Andras, they wrote all the strong female characters ever. We've had Root and Shaw from 'Person of Interest', Commander Lexa from 'The 100', the Danvers sisters from 'Supergirl', pretty much all of the women off 'Orphan Black' (have I mentioned how excellent Canadian television …

Badass Women Archive: Maggie Sawyer (Supergirl, The CW)

In the DC universe, Maggie Sawyer is a police officer, born in Star City, who worked in Gotham (Batman land!) and Metropolis. Frequently interacting with Superman, Maggie was drafted into the Metropolis Special Crimes Unit and became the head of that unit. Then she transferred to Gotham, working closely with Batman. It’s safe to say …

Person of Interest’s Root, Shaw and a ‘Happy Ending’

It's been a year, hasn't it? Roughly a year since season four aired 'YHWH' and we were left with radio-silence in regards to 'Person of Interest'. It's been a year of muddled up rumours, evasion of airing schedules, messiness like that—but finally, finally—over the past week or so, the Person of Interest fandom has leapt …

I Am Honestly Speechless.

Let's talk mortality/morbidity rates from a non-idiotic POV, aye? Firstly, one must ponder what someone defines death as. Car accident? Cancer? Cardiovascular fatality? You may say 'HIV/AIDS!' and before you even get to the forward-slash mark, Imma stop you there and tell you now that most people live with good lives, at a low viral …

The Importance of Minorities: It’s In the Name

They’re a minority for a reason. This is a phrase I’ve heard time and time again, flung between fandoms and Twitter handles and Tumblr users in disdain; it’s a phrase that has sickened hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people (yes, there are people behind these computer screens) which makes me believe that this isn’t a game of …