Category Archives: Review

Foundations of Wonk: On Fortune’s Wheel by Cynthia Voigt

I can trace my love of the wonkomance back a long way. Sometimes I think it started when I read Jane Eyre in seventh grade. Or maybe it all began even earlier, with a genuine romance novel I sneaked off … Continue reading

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Wuv, Twue Wuv: The Princess Bride’s Love Stories

  Everyone knows that The Princess Bride is a love story. But when I revisited it,  I found that the love story between Westley and Buttercup is only one among many. The first love story, introduced even before the romance, … Continue reading

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The Wonk is in the Telling: The movie SIDEWALLS (Medianeras)

When my husband and I were first falling in love, we’d hang out in his attic apartment in Ames, Iowa on Monday nights. The ceilings were sloping, and there was a big Robert Smith poster looming over everything. My future … Continue reading

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