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Misha on Modern Romance

Over at Google Plus, Misha Burnett makes a rather telling observation about romances in fiction: When did emotionally abusive relationships become the new normal in Science Fiction?  I keep running into storylines where the male lead “proves” his love for … Continue reading

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I Do Like Romance

Recently, I’ve been listening to a Youtuber who calls himself “Diversity & Comics,” or D&C. From the side of a road or in a parking lot, he would review comics, usually Marvel. If the comic was good, he would praise … Continue reading

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Kaze no Stigma Disguises Romance as Action

When you think “romance,” you think of something sentimental or slow-moving, with a strong emphasis on emotion and feelings. Anime romances in particular dial up the sex jokes as far as they can go and do not let go. But … Continue reading

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