Monthly Archives: October 2016
Written on October 28, 2016 at 11:47 pm, by PunkKittyDiddy
VERY honored to be contributing to the Outtake blog over at Tribeca Shortlist. Here’s my first piece:
Comedian Eddie Izzard has a brilliant monologue that poses the question, “Cake or death?”—a joke that hinges on how some choices are pretty obvious, or at least, a lot easier to swallow than their alternatives.
Written on October 22, 2016 at 10:22 pm, by PunkKittyDiddy
Yes, yes….loved the huge twist on last night’s Exorcist, but the smaller nod to the original movie via the rotating big toe is being overlooked in the kerfuffle.
Written on October 22, 2016 at 6:45 pm, by PunkKittyDiddy
Here’s my feature story delving into how witches have been portrayed in TV and films, examining those portrayals via the triple goddess Maiden-Mother-Crone archetype:
Through fictional witches, we explore society’s fears of how the disenfranchised, the fringe dwellers and the nonconformists might wield power, and — taken to the extreme — how they might enact revenge for their marginalization.
Written on October 22, 2016 at 6:38 pm, by PunkKittyDiddy
Here’s my exploration of Supernatural’s recurring theme of faith and redemption.
The existential home to which “Supernatural” finds its way back, again and again, is how to endure and survive the bump in the road, the very bad day, the crisis of faith.
Written on October 4, 2016 at 9:43 pm, by PunkKittyDiddy
I’m very privileged to have secured a new side gig writing op-ed pieces for Tribune Media via ScreenerTV. Please check out my first two pieces if you have a moment.
The first is a bit of a love letter to the show Lucifer, albeit within a larger exploration of the “guilty pleasure” phenomenon as it applies to our TV viewing choices (when it shouldn’t):
The second piece explores the rise of the “trainwreck heroine” in TV and film, inspired by Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s masterfully wrought show, Fleabag:
Will post future articles here as they are published.