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On this day in 2019, Before You Know It, a comedy about a dysfunctional pair of sisters, was released in theaters. That makes today the perfect day to celebrate the longstanding collaboration of the dynamic duo at the heart of the film, Jen Tullock and Hannah Pearl Utt!
Jen Tullock and Hannah Pearl Utt are both actors and filmmakers whose collaboration began with the 2015 comedic short film Partners, which they wrote together.… read more.
In honor of the USA’s 52nd annual Women’s Equality Day, I’d like to introduce you to Ethel Smyth, an English composer who is currently enjoying a revival of interest here in the UK.
It’s a wonder to me that Ethel’s name isn’t a staple in more households, not just in music, but also in written works, and very importantly, in connection with the Suffragette movement in the early 1900s.… read more.
Biosphere is about a strong and unbreakable bond that brings magic, queerness, and science to the screen. The film opens brilliantly with just two men jogging around a geodesic dome roughly the size of a one bedroom apartment, arguing passionately about the dynamic between Nintendo characters Mario and Luigi.… read more.
In anticipation of Friday’s release of the film adaptation of Red, White, & Royal Blue on Prime Video, today I will be reviewing Casey McQuiston’s 2019 novel—a romance which continues to fly off the shelves four years after its initial release.
The story of Red, White, & Royal Blue follows the secret relationship which blooms between the son of the President of the United States and the Prince of England.… read more.
If you’ve been feeling as hopeless as I have lately, you need to read Sarahland, Sam Cohen’s super queer, super sparkly debut collection of short stories. I borrowed it on audiobook from Libby because the algorithms put it in a list of similar titles to Violent Bent Backwards Over the Grass (previously my favorite audiobook, readers may recall).… read more.
During Pride Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the many incredible queer artists that we know and love. Today, our SWAN of the Day is the filmmaker and civil rights activist Yoruba Richen!
Yoruba Richen is a director, screenwriter, and producer best known for her critically-acclaimed documentary The New Black (2013).… read more.