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Weekend Reading List: Sorrows, shadows, and sanctuary


Hey kids, life stuff unfortunately got in the way of these weekend lists, but quite a lot of big things happened, so I won’t keep you hanging any longer.

  • This a very pretty comic series that recasts literary figures as witches, and there’s nothing more I want from life, really. [Electric Literature]
  • Unearthing the sea witch” is Hazlitt’s stab at unpacking the glory that is Ursula, and her source material, the drag queen Divine.
  • Problem Glyphs are magic sigils created by artist Eliza Gauger. They are meant to help with anonymously submitted problems, and they are very, very beautiful. There are also over 200 of them and I spent an enormous amount of time looking through them a little while ago.
  • The American Gods adaptation has cast its protagonist, Shadow. The gods’ errand boy will be played by Ricky Whittle, which is hugely promising in terms of casting diversity. [Tor]
  • In the face of the Angoulême Festival’s statement that women don’t appear in the history of comics, the Guardian has a pretty solid rebuttal.
  • Eleven year-old Marley Dias has put together a book drive to collect #1000BlackGirlBooks, or books with Black girl protagonists. Go Marley! [The Mary Sue]
  • This Toast piece takes on Aragorn, his tenuous claim to the throne, and the more bullshit aspects of life in Middle Earth.
  • Here are a couple of short stories for you: Laurie Penny’s “The House of Surrender” is an interesting look at criminal justice and rape culture from the point of view of a future culture, and Anne-E. Wood’s “Ghost Walk” a weird little story of murderous sisters. [der Freitag/Tin House]
  • And definitely read this note Octavia Butler wrote to herself as encouragement. Even her affirmations are beautiful. [Tor]


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Weekend Reading List: Borg babes and scary stories


Top image by Andrea Hickey

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Weekend Reading List: Shipping, shirts, and sea witches


Sometimes I neglect you for a week, but then there is so much new content when I get back that you have no choice but to forgive me, right? Right:

Top image: “Break the Ocean,” by Olga “Asu” Andriyenko.

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BAMFiles: Ursula the Sea Witch


I’ve been on a bit of a Disney villain kick lately, and I can’t say that I love any of them more than Ursula (though Maleficent is a close second, girl’s got style).

I think it says something about the limited scope of Disney princesses that as I’ve gotten older, I’ve identified more with each dainty little protagonist’s equivalent villainess. And nowhere is that more true than in The Little Mermaid, also known as The Little Whiny Brat who Undergoes Extensive Plastic Surgery for the Sole Purpose of Meeting a Dude.

Honestly? Ursula’s not a bad role model:

Get kicked out of Atlantis? Set up your own lair.

Need to make a living? Prey on people’s insecurities using your powerful magic. (Hey, I never said she wasn’t evil).

Need henchmen? Get Flotsam and Jetsam, possibly the only two evil sidekicks to ever succeed at anything.

Your plan to scam the spoiled little princess needs a boost? Transform yourself into an evil version of her to seduce her one true love. (But not for long, you’re much too fabulous in your original form, hunty).

Have a body type that almost never gets any representation in Disney films (or anywhere)? OWN IT.

Ursula gets. it. done.

And I love her for it.


Top image by krhart.

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