SHARPE’S RIFLES a review He was a great soldier but can he make it as an officer and a gentleman? MAJOR BLAS VIVAR: A toast. Death to the French! (after seeing that Sharpe is not drinking) MAJOR BLAS VIVAR: Why do you not drink? RICHARD SHARPE: I never liked that toast, Major. I’m a soldier […]Read More SHARPE’S RIFLES
THE DOMINO LADY The First and still one of the best! The Domino Lady is a masked pulp super-hero who first appeared in the May 1936 issue of the pulp magazine Saucy Romantic Adventures. This makes her history’s first female super-hero. The Domino Lady’s stories were all published under the house name “Lars Anderson” which […]Read More WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT MONTH – THE DOMINO LADY: First Female Super-Hero!
CONTRIBUTING WRITERDILSIA MARTINEZ / Lady Geek As an avid lover of period pieces I relish the opportunity to revisit literary favorites on film. That’s what geeks do! So a few months ago when the latest adaptation of Little Women, directed by Greta Gerwig, became available to me — I watched it — despite the fact that […]Read More Women’s Empowerment Month: Little Women (2019)
THE BLACK CAT Hollywood’s glamorous detective star! The Black Cat is a comic book super-hero published by Harvey Comics during the 1940s. She has no relation whatsoever to do with The Black Cat (Felicia Hardy) of Marvel Comics. The character’s creation is claimed by the Harvey family to have come from publisher Alfred Harvey but […]Read More WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT MONTH – THE BLACK CAT
If you have ever watched or even heard of Game of Thrones, you are familiar with the name, Daenerys Targaryen. She is a fictional character created by George R. R. Martin for the epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire. Daenerys is portrayed by Emilia Clarke in the TV series. Fair warning, in […]Read More Women’s Empowerment Month: Daenerys (From Refugee to So Much More)
I come from a reading family. My Mom (may she rest in peace) and Dad both read, but I think my brother, Marc (may he rest in peace), sister, Dee, and I, have been a little more obsessive about it. As anyone who has ever been enthralled by a book, growing up, we talked to […]Read More Women’s Empowerment Month: Reading Sanctum #11 Kinsey Millhone (A & B)