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Riverdale: Soap Opera Drama Meets Gothic Horror


By now, unless you’ve been residing beneath a rock (or possibly just existing offline), and you keep up with any sort of pop culture, you have almost certainly heard of the CW television adaptation of the Archie comics. The resulting series, Riverdale, takes a look at the classic characters, shakes them up a lot, and then drops them into modernity.…

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Sound Off! IT


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, face your fears and discuss IT, which premiered in the United States on Friday, September 8, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are all…

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Not Your Father’s Comic Book Hero(ine): Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn


Confession time! I adore comic book movies. There’s something about the over-the-top storylines, the super powers, the suspension of belief, and the genuine enthusiasm that (usually) goes into making such projects. I am a novice comic *reader*, however. When I come across a novel that taps into those same elements that are found in the best superhero stories, I’m almost…

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Sound Off! The Dark Tower


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, aim with your eye and discuss The Dark Tower, which premiered in the United States on Friday, August 4, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we…

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Fairy Tales in the Streets: October Daye for the Hugo


This year’s Hugo ballot saw a brand new and somewhat experimental category: Best Series. Many were nominated, and the final tallies offered nominees from all corners of the science fiction and fantasy umbrella. One nominee in particular made my heart sing: the October Daye Books by Seanan McGuire. If you aren’t familiar with the series, this is how McGuire herself…

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Reading the Hugos: Novelette Category


Novelettes are tricky little beasts. They are story tidbits, and it takes a particularly skilled writer to create one that offers a full story within the limited constraints of standard word count for the form. I am challenging myself to read more short fiction this year, so when our editor approached me to ask if I would be willing to…

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