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    Gretchen Smail

    Gretchen lives and works in SF as a freelancer. If not at work, is probably off eating ramen, petting dogs, or attempting yoga. Tweets too much at @ubeempress.

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  • Sansa Dislikes Daenerys on Game of Thrones & That’s Fine

    Sansa Dislikes Daenerys on Game of Thrones & That’s Fine0

    The final season of Game of Thrones is all about conflict, and the premiere episode gave fans a long awaited meeting between Sansa Stark and Daenerys Targaryen. The two share similar backstories, both having survived the abuse, trauma, and machinations of men in order to become respected leaders in their own right. Together they’d make

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  • Alien: Covenant Decenters its Female Protagonist in Favor of a Man

    Alien: Covenant Decenters its Female Protagonist in Favor of a Man3

    Warning: This article contains spoilers for Alien: Covenant, as well as discussions of rape analogies. Is the Alien franchise a feminist one? It depends on who you ask. If, and how, and why a film is feminist has always been up for debate in film criticism circles. Feminist films are often helmed by women who

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