She Tried to Be Good, The Girl from Hateville, and 23 More Vintage Pulp Fiction Titles to Inspire Your Future Memoir

-BY KACIE COOPER STOTLER-
Pulp Fiction novels from the 1960s and 1970s are notorious for being as scandalous as they are ridiculous, especially by today’s standards. With illustrations and titles that are both titilating and wildly sexist, the covers are laughable and ironic. But some, in the right context, are relevant as ever, and even sound like they could be written about you or me. Continue reading She Tried to Be Good, The Girl from Hateville, and 23 More Vintage Pulp Fiction Titles to Inspire Your Future Memoir

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Cosmic Love for Cosmic Horror

-BY KACIE COOPER STOTLER-
What do the villains from Netflix’s Stranger Things, Stephen King’s IT, and Marvel’s Dr. Strange all have in common? Besides being bound by the word “strange” or the young actor Finn Wolfhard himself, I mean.

I’ll give you a hint: they’re all about the Love.

Lovecraft, that is. One H.P. Lovecraft, the OG of cosmic horror and creator of the Cthulhu mythos, first published in 1928. Continue reading Cosmic Love for Cosmic Horror

The Weird Treatment of Women in the Works of Cormac McCarthy

-BY KACIE COOPER STOTLER-
A look at a few of McCarthy’s most popular works through the lens of feminist critical theory. Possible NSFW content and triggers present, including but not limited to rape, incest, necrophilia, suicide, torture, and cannibalism. It’s Cormac McCarthy we’re talking about, afterall. Continue reading The Weird Treatment of Women in the Works of Cormac McCarthy