Tagged: relationships

Star Wars 8

Gone With the Wookie

That’s no sexist moon, it’s a feminist space station.

Fried Green Tomatoes 32

Fried Green Tomatoes and The Husband Problem

Since Valentine’s Day is looming on the horizon yet again, I decided to reread several of my fave romance novels just like I did last year. But this time, I’m reading literary books rather...

Harley Quinn 12

Pleather and Mace: Harley Quinn and the Joker

Harley Quinn stayed with the Joker because she did the math and she decided she was better off with him than without him. That’s the reason why women stay with everyday bad guys who aren’t Jokers.

Han Solo 33

I Want to be Kissed by a Scoundrel

Heads up, dudes, YOU’RE the ones that can’t control yourselves, some of you. Why don’t you let me decide what I like and want for myself?

Manic Pixie Dream Girl 104

Confessions of a Manic Pixie Dream Girl

How much more satisfying might a romance be if you could see yourself there, not just a faceless, shapeless, personality-less blob like Bella Swan?

love languages 14

The Kaleidoscopic Languages of Love

This got me thinking: what are some phrases in other languages that capture kaleidoscopic meanings that do not have ready English counterparts?

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Sunday Morning! “Silent Light”

On Carlos Reygadas’s strangely sincere, beautiful, and deeply spiritual movie about infidelity among the Mennonites.

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Breakup Songs

All good things must come to an end, and sometimes even bad things.

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No Shades of Grey

People should not read “50 Shades of Grey”. I’m taking a firm stance on that.

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America, the Awesome

Burt Likko has one of those sorts of problems that really aren’t such bad problems to have.