This past holiday weekend, I finally had the chance to check out some LGBTQ+ movies I’ve been meaning to watch. One of these was Romeos, a German film that follows young trans guy Lukas as he navigates the difficulties of hiding his trans-ness from the people around him.Continue reading “Romeos: When Cis Actors Play Trans Characters”
So, full disclosure about me: I have been a Nancy Drew fan for a very, very long time. It was a big part of my formative years, and I’ve reread the books multiple times in my adult life and continue to enjoy them very much. So, naturally, when I heard that the network that brought us the insanity that is Riverdale was coming out with a dark Nancy Drew reboot, I was pretty sure it was going to be… Well. “Hot garbage” was the first term that came to mind, quite honestly.
So, as I mentioned before, I’ve recently been working my way through Star Trek: The Original Series, which despite my all-around nerdiness and love of sci-fi, I’d somehow never seen before.
I know. Madness.
I’ve been very much enjoying the series (when not raging about its hilariously awful treatment of women), and have been compiling my thoughts and reactions while working my way from episode to episode. I offer them to you now, because otherwise, I have no idea what to post about.
Let’s boldly go…to my random comments on a classic science fiction series full of bad props, hilarious overacting, and rampant sexism. ENGAGE!
For any interested parties, you can read a review of my book, Following Grandpa Jess, over at Rainbow Reviews: http://www.rainbowbookreviews.com/book-reviews/following-grandpa-jess-by-tj-baer-at-bold-strokes-books A quote from the review, which was written by Lena Grey: “A big part of the appeal of this book is its down-to-earth approach to family life. The writing is excellent and engaging without being sappy or over-the top. There aren’t any gigantic, earth-shattering events, but … Continue reading FGJ at Rainbow Reviews
Just wanted to share the (somewhat belated) news that Following Grandpa Jess recently hit the bestseller list over at allromanceebooks.com. Huzzah! The book was also recently featured over on Reviews by Jessewave, and if you’re still on the fence about whether or not to buy it, you can find a variety of thoughts on the book on Amazon and Goodreads. I would write more, but my brain … Continue reading News of the good variety