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In which we discuss,
along with, among other things...
- Neko Case’s “Wild Creatures” illustrated Emily Carroll, in Past Magazine.
- An interview with Emily Carroll: A Fairy-Tale Teller in the Digital Age, by Taryn Hubbard at Room.
An Alchemical Mix
The setting is a satirical melange of X-Men, Harry Potter and teen dramas like Degrassi, all of which Tamaki cheerfully admits only passing familiarity with. “I had just done Strange Tales,” she recalled, a Marvel Comics anthology of cartoonists who would never otherwise draw any Marvel comic.
I am the love that dare not speak it’s name
- A phrase from the poem “Two Loves” by Alfred Douglas, brought up at Oscar Wilde’s indecent trial concerning his supposed indeceny and sodomy, and which may or may not actually have anything in particular to do with what you think it has to do with depending on what you think it has to do with.
- You can read “Two Loves” by Alfred Douglas here.
You know what this story reminded me of?
- Twelfth Night, also featuring a love which dare not speak.
- Charles Schultz, writer of Peanuts. You know that Snoopy comic.
- “I am an animal trapped in your hot car.”
- Here Dead We Lie by A.E. Housman.
- Queerness, among other things, in The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, in an article by Brit Mandelo at Tor.com.
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