5 More TV Movies to Stream

5 More TV Movies to Stream

Our love of Lifetime Movies is well-documented here on Persephone. One of the big losses of my new living abroad lifestyle was the loss of these cheesy, melodramatic, overwrought TV movies, which were a weekend staple at my house. It was to my delight that I discovered a virtual slew of old-school, based-on-a-true-story LMN movies secreted away in the depths of Amazon Prime Instant Viewing. And I…

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New Show Recap: Bones, 9.21, “The Cold in the Case”

New Show Recap: Bones, 9.21, “The Cold in the Case”

In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in … Oh, sorry. This is Bones. Every time the victim’s name in this episode was pronounced oh-so-carefully as Made-LINE, I got distracted looking for nuns and French school girls.


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"Trip" and Other Stories

“Trip” and Other Stories

Film students have a hard time being taken seriously. They’re often depicted as hipsters and hippies, bored 20-somethings majoring in something frivolous to get their overindulgent parents off their back about doing something with their life. There’s nothing about director Dominick Evans that fits within this stereotype. Outside of pursuing his BFA degree in Motion Pictures Production at Wright…

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Backwards And In High Heels

Backwards And In High Heels

Feminism is a complicated, messy topic, and if you ask three women about it, you’re likely to get four different answers. Some women don’t want to define themselves as feminist because it sounds anti-male, others disagree about how much sexism and discrimination exists, and you can always count on folks like Rush Limbaugh to disparage “feminazis” as freeloading sluts who want Uncle Sugar to…

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Linotte Reads 50 Shades: Fifty Shades Freed, Chapter Fifteen

Linotte Reads 50 Shades: Fifty Shades Freed, Chapter Fifteen

Happy Wednesday, Persephoneers—and it’s that time again! We are now on Chapter Fifteen of Fifty Shades Freed, and as awful as this book is, I want to see it through to the very end. It’s like that bad movie you always like to watch even though you know you hate it. (more…)

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An Incomplete (Play)List And Critical Analysis of Beyoncé’s Feminist Evolution And Praxis Through Music: Part One

An Incomplete (Play)List And Critical Analysis of Beyoncé’s Feminist Evolution And Praxis Through Music: Part One

I am 100% certain that absolutely everyone is fed up of hearing me talk about Beyoncé. I’ve written about her quite a bit in the last few months. It isn’t because I’m her biggest fan, but more because I recognize what an amazing economic and political statement her latest album was, and it irks me to see the way so many people have been absolutely determined to downplay her accomplishments. (more…

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