posts by

Carolynn Calabrese


Riverdale Roundtable: “A Kiss Before Dying”

"Cheryl only deserves another Cheryl"

Today we're talking about the very first episode of Season 2: "A Kiss Before Dying." Come for the hot dads and conspiracy theories; stay for the jingle jangle. Read more.


How To Survive Inktober 2017

Three artists on staying motivated -- and having fun -- through a tough art challenge

If your fingers already ache and your spine makes a disconcerting creaking noise whenever you start to turn your head, you’re not alone. Three artists offer support and tips on how to survive Inktober 2017. Read more.

#comics, #popculture

Romance Roundtable #4: The Maverick

The CSI / Cowboy love story we've all been waiting for

Today we’re discussing THE MAVERICK by Diana Palmer (Author) and Karan Dan (Illustrator) — a fast-paced romantic thriller about bone-chilling murder, sexy Angst Cowboys, and, uh, abuses of power within the Texas legislature. Read more.


Which Horseman of the Apocalypse Are You?

An Unholy POMEquiz

This quiz will help you determine which dread sigil of the End Times you most resemble. Read more.


As A Giant Floating Eyeball, I See Both Sides

Embracing objectivity through omniscience and apathy

I can’t help but see both sides of every issue. In fact, I see all sides of every issue -- because I am a giant floating eyeball that sees all and knows all. Read more.

#comics, #popculture

Romance Roundtable #3: The Italian Playboy’s Secret Son

Scrapbooking will save us all

Today on Romance Roundtable, we’re discussing THE ITALIAN PLAYBOY'S SECRET SON by Rebecca Winters (Author) and Takako Hashimoto (Illustrator) — a tale of a Formula 1 fuckboi, an American soda heiress, and some Italian bullshit. Read more.

#feels, #ideas

Stop Me If This Starts To Sound Familiar

Joss Whedon and Faux Feminist Sexual Harassment in the Comics Industry

Whedon talked about feminism as if it came as naturally to him as breathing -- while secretly justifying the ways he was exploiting a power dynamic to have sex with “needy” young women. Read more.

#comics, #dothething

Throw Money At This Kickstarter: The Sun and the Wayward Wind

This comics anthology shines a light on North American legends while uplifting marginalized voices.

If your soul is tired from the vast and escalating injustices of the past few weeks, months, and years, small press comics publisher Dandelion Wine Collective has your back. Read more.


QUIZ: What is YOUR perfect escapist fantasy for these trying times?

Find your ideal daydream vacation destination

This quiz will help you figure out how to get the most out of your daydreams and reveal the perfect fantasy world for your fatigued psyche. Read more.

#comics, #dothething

Just Desserts Recipe 5: Pirate’s Revenge & Piña Colada Cake

Delicious Vengeance on the High Seas

Piña Colada Cake draws out the fruity notes in a robust Pirate’s Revenge, blending sweet, tropical flavors with just the slightest hint of rum and lemon (to keep scurvy at bay). Read more.