All photos courtesy of: Michelle Mussoni and Rubber City Cosplay. “Sometimes it feels like we’re more objects than artists.” -Mogchelle. Conventions like Wizard World Comic Con give fans from all over the world an outlet to talk about the shows and characters that they love, and sometimes dress as. Cosplay is the practice of making or buying pieces of clothing and props to look like a specific character. It began to become popular in the 1990s and the passion for cosplay is s
Team Dean, Team Jess, or Team Logan? Art by: Andreya Klobucar With the Gilmore Girls revival coming to your screen in a few days, we’ve decided to prep ourselves with one of the prominent aspects of the show: the BOYS. Rory had her fair share of boyfriends with three over the course of the seven season show. Here we’ll dissect each boyfriend, just so you can have an established opinion going into the quartet of episodes on November 25th. Dean Forester Ah, the whiniest of Rory
“If men can do it… so can I! Lorelai Gilmore was one of the first independent, feminist women to grace our televisions at the turn of the decade. From when we first saw her running The Independence Inn with her “I beat to the tune of my own drum” attitude, we knew Lorelai was someone to watch. Here are four reasons why Lorelai Gilmore is the ultimate girlboss... 1. She named her daughter after herself.
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l Books to help navigate your YOU when you're lost. Photo by: Elif Ani It is easy to forget how to be a girl boss every little while. Personally, I remain strong for like 4 of my responsibilities, and then I’m DONE. A lot of the time I can keep going, though, despite my exhaustion, because I have filled my mind with inspirations and goals for myself. It is all about ingraining your desired life into your mind - because there is no way to get what you want when you are not bei
Cover of Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here courtesy of Penguin Teen / collage by Mimpmag Have you ever been so obsessed with a certain TV show, book, musical, or movie that you feel like it’s all you can think about? Scarlett Epstein has understood that ever since she watched her favorite TV show, Lycanthrope High, for the first time and became hooked. She soon started to dive deeper and deeper into the fandom by writing fanfiction about the beloved characters, and she is more t
Photo courtesy of annabreslaw.com This August, Anna Breslaw, the author of Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here, sat down with us to answer questions about her novel, inspirations, and her future projects. We were thrilled for the opportunity! HALEY STANKS: First off, what do you enjoy most about writing both novels and articles? ANNA BRESLAW: When I write novels, the thing I like the most is the time you get to develop your characters. Characters are my favorite part of writing, b
Collage (using stills from films mentioned) by Nahomy Ortiz For a long time, it was very hard for me identify myself with female characters in film. As a child, I looked up to female characters like Catwoman (2004) and Cady Heron (Mean Girls 2004), but I later came to realize that characters like Catwoman were just oversexualized characters that taught young girls that being pretty and sexy was the only goal to stride for. Within media, some characters have become more and mo
These books are just the sort you’d want to take home to meet your family- with one exception (we’re looking at you Sarah J Maas and your sexy, sexy book). If you’ve lost the lustre in your love life, or you’re just in the mood, here a five books that’ll make you feel all giddy inside. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Fangirl is a story about loving people just as they are. When things are getting difficult in her first year at college, Cath turns to her fanfiction for refuge, but a
Rhiannon McGavin is a writer from Los Angeles who first started drafting poems to attract the attention of a cute boy in her children’s Shakespeare group. While she never won his affection, she has performed original poetry on Grace Cavalieri’s “Poet and the Poem” podcast, NPR, and at venues from the Troubadour to the Lincoln Center. Rhiannon is also a 2016 YoungArts Finalist in Writing for Spoken Word. In her free time, she enjoys reading and making lip balm.
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