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    Stephanie Tran

    Queer, 20-something intersectional feminist, Vietnamese-American, and born fangirl. Writes about anything geeky and thinks about food too much. You can find Stephanie's Twitter rants at @YouAndYourEgo.

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  • Watching Krampus During a Very Scary, Not So Merry Holiday Season

    Watching Krampus During a Very Scary, Not So Merry Holiday Season1

    Why don’t we have more Christmas horror movies? American horror movies are rife with jerks who get what’s coming to them and Krampus is the perfect Christmas twist. Krampus, for the uninitiated, is a demonic goat creature who, instead of enticing children into good behavior with the metaphorical carrot like Santa does, goes for the

  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi Redux: Karate Petshop’s “Rikki”

    Rikki-Tikki-Tavi Redux: Karate Petshop’s “Rikki”1

    Rikki  Norm Harper (s), Matthew Foltz-Gray (p), Oceano Ransford (l), Christine Knopp (cover) Karatepetshop.com, 2016 Disclaimer: A copy of this comic was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Out of all the stories I expected to see at the Alternative Press Expo (APE), Karate Petshop’s Rikki, a retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s short story “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi,” was certainly

  • 10 Last Minute Queer Women Couples Costumes for Halloween

    10 Last Minute Queer Women Couples Costumes for Halloween0

    • October 31, 2016

    It’s time for Halloween and that means couples costumes! Unfortunately, however, many of the couple costume ideas found online and in magazines are of the decidedly heterosexual bent. Not to fear, WWAC is here! Below, in no particular order, are ten queer couple costumes for Halloween or any costume party at any time of the

  • Alternative Press Expo: Exactly Right

    Alternative Press Expo: Exactly Right0

    Attending the Alternative Press Expo (APE) on Saturday, October 8th, in San Jose, CA encapsulated a lot of firsts for me. It was my first independent comics convention, as well as the first comics event that I attended as a member of the press. Thankfully, APE turned out to be all-around the best convention to go