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Wednesday, September 7 2011

Trickster-Heroes in ‘Buffy’ and ‘Sir Gawain and the Green Knight’

While Spike represents a moral alternative to Buffy’s heroism, the Arthurian Green Knight's tricks -- including a gruesome beheading -- end as mere a parlor game. Spike is the superior trickster.


Thursday, January 7 2010

TV’s First Female Hero: Annie Oakley

Before Xena, before Buffy, even before Emma Peel, there was Annie Oakley, TV's first female action hero.


Wednesday, January 21 2009

Hellions by Maria Raha

Had I a daughter, I would love for her to be introduced to all the ass-kicking women of pop-culture by Raha’s book.


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