The Sexy Link Between Forbidden Planet and Mad Men

Mad Men’s Sally Draper watched spies on tv, and so did I – same shows, same year, same kind of tv. And that’s where Forbidden Planet’s Anne Francis first inspired me: as the kick-ass P.I. Honey West in 1965.

Derek or Meredith? Taking Sides With Characters

Are you a black-and-white person, or a grey area person? How do these attitudes affect characters and readers’ relationship to them? Some thoughts on the subject in this post.