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Buffy the Patriarchy Slayer

In Media, The Wider World by BronwenLeave a Comment

My writing group has several Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans, so for New Year’s we decided to marathon. It was a lot of fun, and I’ve continued watching. I’ve tried doing a full rewatch before and never got very far, but I think I’ll make it this time. Buffy is a very special show for me. I was a tween …

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In Media, On Writing, The Wider World by BronwenLeave a Comment

When I was a little girl, I looked for echoes of myself on television. I didn’t do this consciously, but looking back I can clearly identify what I was doing. Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers? I liked Gadget. Tail Spin? Rebecca.¬†Rugrats? Lil. Batman? Harley Quinn. Pick a show with a mixed-sex cast and I went straight for the girl character. …