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Fleeing the House of Sinister Love

There was a time when no woman traveled without a diaphanous, preferably white, nightgown and robe in her luggage. In darkling hours, she might rise from her bed entranced to fling open French doors to dangerous passion and doom. She might flee a mansion after discovering her beloved’s […]

“No Happy Ending in Sight”

At Smart Bitches, Sara reports on the Romance Writers Association as officers resign, members leave and chapters vote to dissolve. “February 2020 is looking to be as long as January 2020 in RWA-time, so let’s catch up. I’m tired already. As of this morning, 11 February 2020, resignations […]

Laura Dern in the Lynchverse

Friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at some of Laura Dern’s most iconic roles in the Lynchverse. “By the time her Blue Velvet ‘audition’ rolled around in 1986, Dern was only 16 but had been acting since childhood, accompanying her mom (acclaimed actor Diane Ladd) on films […]