posts by

Carolynn Calabrese

#feels, #popculture

What Does Your Favorite Sailor Moon Character Say About Your Romantic Inner Life?

Predicting Your Intimacy Issues, Based On Your Favorite Sailor Moon Character

The Sailor Moon character you identify with most might hold the key to figuring out how you interact with potential romantic partners -- even if you’re not planning on getting into a miracle romance anytime soon. Read more.

#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.

#rando

Exit Strategies for Small Talk Hell

Better Ways To Answer The Question, “So, What Have You Been Up To Lately?” Than Whatever You’ve Got Lined Up

The next time you feel dread rise within you after someone asks what you’ve been ~up to~ these days, here are some responses that will help you hide the fact that you’ve mostly been hanging out with old pizza and burning through entire seasons of Unsolved Mysteries on your couch. Read more.

#dothething, #rando

Blue Apron From Hell

Step-by-step instructions for preparing the cursed meal of your nightmares

Tonight’s dish is an imbrued take on an old classic: this dredged chicken invokes powerful flavors -- and powerful forces from the very depths of hell. Read more.

#popculture

Your Guide to Dating Sailor Moon Villains

Annotating potential relationships with Sailor Moon’s biggest nemeses

This handy guide should help you identify which evil queen / knight / sapient anthropomorphic shoe-person you should spend the rest of your life with. 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.

#popculture

American Gods Episode 8 Recap & Review: “Come to Jesus”

Reflections (and character rankings) for American Gods Season One

Alright guys, I know I’m a week late with this update, but it took me a while to stop reeling over American Gods’s season finale plot twist. Read more.

#rando

Soothing Youtube Search Suggestions For Your Withered Soul in Mid-2017

Video search suggestions for escaping our contemporary hellscape (for a few fleeting moments)

When you visit your friendly neighborhood Youtube Dot Com and search for the keywords below, almost every video is guaranteed to give you a feeling other than creeping existential dread. Plug them in the next time you’re feeling too stressed out to function and let the relatively good feelings wash right over you.   Read more.

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American Gods Episode 7 Review & Recap: “A Prayer for Mad Sweeney”

Enthusiastic Consent: A Divine Mystery

American Gods positions Essie as a relentless social climber willing to sleep her way to the top, but her reality is a lot more grim: Essie’s real crime seems to be turning the tables on exploitative men who knowingly abuse power dynamics that work in their favor. But -- Essie’s the real criminal, right? Because she smirks a lot. Cool. Okay. Read more.