Day: January 14, 2015

Get Your Game On Wednesday

Behold! This week’s Get Your Game On Wednesday holds a boon of gaming news with something for everyone! Grab a cup of your favorite refreshment and give yourself a little reading break. You deserve it!   Evolve Xbox One Open Beta starts Thursday With a playable female team member (she’s a scientist!) and a female Wraith monster,…

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On Context

You imagine a clash of civilizations: on one side, progress, on the other, barbarism. “This was an attack on our freedoms. You know they hate our freedoms.” They are one body–amorphous and dark; defined by secrecy with faces covered by beards and veils–threatening the cracks of our warm, welcoming society. “Moderate Muslims should speak out.”…

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Carmilla, Vamp Willow, and Lesbian Vamps

“What else was the vampire besides sex and horror?” – David Skal, The Monster Show, (2001 edition) The vampire is an expression of sexual anxieties, blurring the lines between fear and desire. Consequently, the vampire bite is often read as a metaphor for penetrative sex, and as many vampire mythoi involve hypnosis or glamouring of…