Category Archives: Deconstructions

Dr Laura: Ch 2

Either chapter two is a lot better than chapter one, or I’m acclimating to the water quickly. There’s even some advice in here that’s decent. Chapter 2 is about “Stupid courtship”. On of the harder things I’ve been learning about … Continue reading

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Dr Laura: Ch 1

This book came out in 1994. Third-wave feminism was really kicking into things; punk, individualism, and e-zines were the order of the day. There was therefore, according to Newton’s Third law, an equal and opposite social reaction, here exemplified by … Continue reading

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New Series: Reading Dr Laura

Dr Laura and I have a┬áhistory. My mother, whom I have written about on this blog before and whom my senpai has repeatedly offered to punch in the face, was a huge fan of Dr Laura back in the day. … Continue reading

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Bitten: Detour (Chapter 20)

TW: Rapey Bitten: Detour (Chapter 20) When we last left off, Elena and Clay were fully clothed on the couch downstairs. When Elena wakes up, they’re both naked in her bed. Ew. I can’t even. Just. Ew. Nope. Not touching … Continue reading

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Bitten: Prisoner (Chapter 19)

When last we left our protagonists, Clay had abandoned Elena while she was at the bank. I could imagine only two reasons for them abandoning me. One, the meter maid had been making her rounds and neither had a nickel … Continue reading

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Bitten: Conviction (Chapter 18)

The title of this chapter is Conviction. I could talk about how the police show up and basically exonerate the pack because the body was killed elsewhere, or about how Jeremy feels he has to be perfect and strong at … Continue reading

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Bitten: Ambush (Chapter 17)

We are at the 50% mark, and we’ve got a plot, after a fashion! So of course we’re immediately derailed by Clay entering a “battle of wills” with Elena’s CAR. For chrissakes. When it hesitated, Clay rammed the gas pedal … Continue reading

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