Excavating Trauma and the Healing Power of Haunted-Home Films

Trauma-of-the-home films have the power to demonstrate human resilience in the face of terrible things.

Home Sweet Haunt: Grief and Trauma Are the Lurking Horrors in "The Haunting of Hill House"

You can’t control trauma, and you can’t always protect yourself from scares. Read more »

BitchWatch: 14 Bitch-Approved TV Shows You Should Watch This Fall

This fall’s TV shows truly have something for everyone. Read more »

Popaganda: Speaking to Specters

Ghosts reveal what is hidden away, under the layers of social etiquette, historical revisionism, and taboo. Read more »

BitchWatch: 11 Bitch-Approved Films You Should Watch This Fall

Fall’s film slate features thrilling tales of mystery, murder, rivalry, and revenge. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Congrats to Sandra Oh!

She’s the first Asian American actress nominated for an Emmy for a lead in a drama series! Read more »

Backtalk: We Don’t Need to be Civil to Inhumane People

This week, Dahlia and Amy survived another week where hell is empty and all the devils are here on earth. It’s been a couple weeks of horrifying news and the last thing we need to hear is how progressive folks need to be civil to the inhumane Right. It feels the the least possible harm that Stephen... Read more »

Sentimental Miseducation: Alice Bolin Deconstructs the Dead Girl Narrative

From Nicole Brown Simpson to JonBenét Ramsey, Twin Peaks to Pretty Little Liars, the Dead Girl trope has haunted American media and pop culture decade after decade. Read more »

BitchWatch: 20 Bitch Approved Movies You Should Watch This Summer

This summer is going to be a great one for movies. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Jordan Peele is back with "Us"

The Get Out creator took to social media to announce his next movie, billed as “a new nightmare.” Read more »

Predictable Subtext: “Scream 3” Foreshadowed Hollywood's #MeToo Moment

The critically-panned slasher film is a scathing indictment of how women are treated in Hollywood. Read more »

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The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure. Read more »