This is an excellent essay, and I want to come back and comment more on the points you've addressed, but I was wondering if you'd be interested in letting us cross post this at Persephone? We've done a couple pieces on Hannibal, and we recap it, plus, it ties in with some great stuff our writers have done on women… » 4/18/14 1:11pm Yesterday 1:11pm

Hotlinking an image is a real thing, such as when folks share an image online with only the hyperlink, thus the site where the image is hosted gets charged for all the bandwidth. Example: a Stephen Colbert eating popcorn .gif I have hosted on a site has been hotlinked by over fifty sites and seen over a million times,… » 4/10/14 12:24pm 4/10/14 12:24pm

I try not to do it here, but I've argued with a few trolls. Sometimes, it's just a convenient scapegoat, which has its value; sometimes I think I can charm people into backing down. It never works, so it's certainly a questionable practice. I think there's a certain amount of show-offery (at least in my case, I'm… » 3/25/14 1:55am 3/25/14 1:55am

I think we can count on at least two more, or the Kings are planning for two more. The episode titles are using a bit of an Easter egg. In the first season, the episode titles were one word long, season two titles were two words long, etc. up to season four (last year.) This year, all the ep titles are three words,… » 3/24/14 2:18pm 3/24/14 2:18pm

Oh sweet person, I feel you. I'm currently emergency unfucking everything, and my bedroom was much like you describe yours just two days ago. I got mine under control by throwing out all sorts of shit and driving around to fast food spots with dumpsters behind them. (Hypothetically. Do not interpret this comment as a… » 3/23/14 10:44pm 3/23/14 10:44pm