by McKenzie Watson-Fore

Closures: Heterosexuality and the American Sitcom – Grace Lavery


Lavery, as a queer theorist, resists and problematizes the sitcom’s implicit assumption of the automatic goodness of marriage and family ties.

Brutalities: A Love Story – Margo Steines


The narrative bite of Brutalities is generated by [its] juxtaposition: the magnetic charge between Steines’s longing for gentleness and her attraction to violence.