- Sarah Michelle Gellar recently did a Reddit AMA, and her answers are pretty great (except for the whole preferring sadsack Angel thing). [Pajiba]
- This comic by Stjepan Sejic finally explains why female superheroes wear such revealing outfits, and also features what is perhaps the best sound effect ever committed to the page. [Fashionably Geek]
- Dating advice for the modern monster. [The Hairpin]
- In celebration of National Pig Day, I wrote about the best pigs in literature for Quirk Books.
- There’s going to be a new Cree superhero joining Justice League United, based on Attawapiskat activist Shannen Koostachin. She looks pretty great so here’s hoping everything works out well! [DC Women Kicking Ass]
- It’s not a secret that I love the Toast’s Femslash Fridays series, but this week they’ve paired Miss Scarlett and Carmen Sandiego and the little 90s girlchild with a penchant for boardgames and kids’ geography trivia shows in me is DYING.
- The Toast also writes a love letter to Twin Peak‘s Audrey Horne, and I cosign it.
- What happens when you combine Beyoncé lyrics with fighting the undead? Magical things. Art project Beyoncé vs. Zombies is a treasure.
- The New Yorker has a new biography of Tove Jansson (of Moomin fame) that really showcases how delightful and incisive the writer/illustrator really was.
- HBO’s about to release their Catch the Throne mixtape, featuring Big Boi’s “Mother of Dragons.” Despite some weird comments about reaching “multicultural audiences,” it’s pretty great. [Slate]
- The new trailer for Oculus looks wonderful and scary, but I’m mostly focusing on how much I love that Starbuck is Amy Pond’s mom.
- Toronto Comic Con is happening this weekend, and the ridiculous “Cuddle a Cosplayer” advertising, as well as their subsequent cluelessness when dealing with people concerned with issues of consent at conventions, is putting a damper on things. [The Mary Sue]
- As part of Women’s History Month, Open Road Media has put together a great video in which their authors talk about their early experiences in science fiction.
Image by Roxanne Palmer (aka Roxy Drew)