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Ashley Gallagher

#popculture, #rando

Romance Roundtable #2: Closer Encounters

Knockers and Hooch: The Untold Story

Today we’re discussing Closer Encounters by Merline Lovelace (Author) and Kazuna Uchida (Artist) — an inspirational tale about finding love and siphoning government resources to fund your sexy ghost exorcisms. Read more.

#comics, #popculture

Romance Roundtable #1: Bought: One Husband

Let's take this husband back to the Husband Store

Welcome to Romance Roundtable: a feature where all four editorial POME Crones gather together to discuss a Harlequin romance manga. Today we’re discussing BOUGHT: ONE HUSBAND by Diana Hamilton  (Author) and Motoyo Fujiwara (Illustrator) -- a tragic tale of love, fake identities, sibling face-cupping, and disappearing half-ponytails. Read more.

#comics

Wow! Webcomics! Review: Galanthus by Ashanti Fortson

Friendship and adventure…in space!

Meet Farah: an unpaid factory worker who, armed with just a screwdriver and her cunning, secures passage and employment on the smuggling ship Galanthus. Her story promises to take readers on a journey across a vast, marvelous universe. Read more.

#ideas

I Watched the Star Wars Prequels So You Don’t Have To

This is not the prescient political fairytale you’re looking for.

I hadn’t re-watched the Star Wars prequels since their theatrical releases, and while I definitely remember having problems with them when I was younger, I still recalled feeling some fondness towards them. Now that liberty is dying with thunderous applause, could this be the perfect time for a revisit? Read more.

#rando

what are boobbies?

more things we know

We are definitely human and we're describing boobbies. Read more.

#feels, #pomecast, #popculture

Moon Podcast Power MAKE UP!! – 39 – The Most Shoujo Apocalypse

The Outer Senshi's new mission: Destroying the nuclear family

CC and Ashley feel all the feels as they cover episode 39 of Sailor Moon Crystal: "Infinity 12, Infinite–Journey" -- the final episode of Sailor Moon Crystal (thus far). Read more.

#feels, #pomecast

Moon Podcast Power MAKE UP!! – 38 – Is There A Mrs. Pharaoh 90?

The Personal is Galactical

CC and Ashley continue politicizing Sailor Moon Crystal as they cover episode 38: "Act.37 INFINITY 11 Infinite - Judge." Read more.

#comics

Wow! Webcomics! Review: Witchy by Ariel Ries

Join us as we plumb the depths and shallows of the comics internet!

Wow! Webcomics! is a review column dedicated to exploring the vast world of independent comics published online. There’s so much amazing art out there being made by so many incredibly talented people that it sometimes feels overwhelming to try to keep up. Let’s tackle the overwhelm together by reading some great stuff and talking to each other about it! Read more.

#pomecast, #popculture

Moon Podcast Power MAKE UP!! – 37 – No One Ghost Should Have All That Power

That feeling when you almost had a girlfriend that one time

CC and Ashley cover episode 37 of Sailor Moon Crystal: "Infinity 10 Infinite–Upper Atmosphere." In this episode: we discuss poorly-planned alien gentrification, lament the crushing of young queer love by too-horny heterosexism, and armchair psychoanalyze Tuxedo Mask's need to out-dad himself and everyone else. Read more.