As the election goes on, and on, and on like Celine Dion’s greatest hit, we are alleviating our anxiety by balancing doom-scrolling with pure silliness. If you follow K on Twitter, you saw a fun Star Trek-themed example of this yesterday. Today’s post will continue in this vein by telling you about the Disney characters who we think best personify us. J While I don’t consider myself evil by any means, I very much relate to Maleficent’s desire to protect that which she holds dear (I’m basing this on the more modern interpretation of the character). And I can be perfectly wicked when I’m wrongedRead More →

K saw a challenge on twitter which was something like “share three fictional characters which help illustrate who you are”. And we decided to flip it. Today, J and K share characters we think represent each other. J My first choice is an easy one because Kristina (K) already self-identifies with her: Kara Thrace, aka ‘Starbuck’ from Battlestar Galactica. She’s a total badass with an irreverent sense of humor and fiercely loyal to those she cares about. I equate all of these traits with Kristina. Starbuck also isn’t afraid to show her feelings one way or another. This is also true of Kristina, and thatRead More →

The second in our Fictional Crushes series wherein J & K discuss the fictional characters who make them swoon. Check out our literary picks here. Today’s characters come from the gaming world! J Commander Shepard from Mass Effect (in his male incarnation) will forever be my biggest video game crush. He has that brooding look that’s so irresistible to me, and an unwavering sense of loyalty to his friends. Mass Effect was the first game I ever played that offered male/male romance options, so Shepard’s character resonated with me in a way that no other had. Fun fact: his character’s appearance is based on MarkRead More →