Monthly Archives : July 2016

Sound Off! Ghostbusters

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Welcome to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. For our maiden voyage, we’re going to talk about the 2016 remake/reboot of Ghostbusters, which opened in the U.S. on Friday, July 15th. Sound Off! is meant to be a group of reactions, not necessarily a review.…

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Welcome to Speculative Chic

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Once upon a time, I was a book blogger. Mostly, I bought the books that I reviewed on my site, and I created a fabulous community of readers and fellow book bloggers. That community and connectivity was something I missed deeply when I closed up shop in 2013. I had nurtured a pipe dream of a group of us book…

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My Favorite Things: Robots and Dragons Meet Canadian Rockers

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Greetings and Salutations! You’ve found your way to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we ladies geek out about our fannish finds in hopes that you might discover a new favorite too. This weeks edition brings you a sci-fi show that puts it’s own stamp on classics concepts, a free-to play shooter with DRAGONS, and a Canadian rock duo that’s…

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My Favorite Things: Discworld, Arcade-Inspired Cinema, and Classic Sci-Fi (again?)

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Hey there! You’ve stumbled across My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we talk up top notch speculative content. This week, we bring you an underrated action movie masterpiece, a fabulous Terry Pratchett novel (but which one?), and a cult classic sci-fi television show. Wait a minute… one of these has already appeared on My Favorite Things! I guess that makes…

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Don’t Be Rude: Why You Should Watch Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal

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This post originally appeared on calicowrites.com on September 9, 2015. On Saturday, August 29th, the final episode of Hannibal season three aired in the United States. It has not been renewed by NBC, nor has it been picked up by streaming services Netflix or Amazon. Given Bryan Fuller’s commitment to American Gods, as well as the casts’ moving on to…

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My Favorite Things: Geek Feminism, Awesome Cover Art, and Hackers on TV

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Welcome back to My Favorite Things! Each week, our contributors let you know about the speculative content you need to be consuming, right now. This week’s column features a bold collection of feminist essays, the announcement of an exciting new sci-fi book,  and a binge worthy television show. Intrigued? Then keep on reading.

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