Hey sickos! Here’s what the most dangerous woman in speculative fiction has been up to in the month of March 2022:
I was a guest on Kurt Schiller’s podcast Parents Just Don’t Understand to talk about Whisper of the Heart:
We released a new Rite Gud episode on the problem TV Tropes and the geek hoarding instinct with the wonderful YouTuber Lola Sebastian.
For Patreon subscribers, we released a new Book Club episode about Nathan Ballingrud’s North American Lake Monsters.
Karlo Yeager Rodriguez has a haunting short story called “Vanishing” out in Seize the Press
Lisa Mounzer writes about Translating Garbage in The Paris Review: “...Moral purpose is to art what eggs are to a cake. If you can taste them or smell them or see little scrambly bits of them infiltrating the sponge, then this is a failed cake, and eating it is not treat but punishment.”
Peter Counter writes about Horror, Community, and the Window of Empathy: “Violence is stylized and defanged in our popular culture to the point that horrific actions, like shooting human beings with guns, become almost quotidian.”
A song about the most desirable man who ever lived: David Lee Roth.