Greetings from TIFF, where I just saw Broker and laughed and cried and got my heart hella squeezed. This week’s Pro-Tips are a bit anemic given, um, I dunno, the fact that the only thing people want to talk about is Don’t Worry Darling?! (My favorite take, per usual, comes from Hunter Harris.)

Also, the Queen just died.

ICYMI on FYA

I got a wee bit salty in my Stream It review of Look Both Ways.

In the realm of book reports:

Book-Related Things

If I were Chainsaw, I’d be squawking right now:

The winners of the 2022 Hugo Awards!

Children’s authors reimagine Anne of Green Gables.

Q&A with Demon in the Wood creators Leigh Bardugo and Dani Pendergast.

A bookish history of fandom.

Onscreen Things

The trailer for My Best Friend’s Exorcism is here!

Julia Roberts thinks we didn’t fully appreciate 90s rom-coms but like, speak for yourself.

Very happy for Brendan Fraser’s comeback but… it doesn’t come without controversy.

Here’s a list of 20 book-to-screen adaptations coming this fall and winter.

Vulture’s ranking of the 25 best college comedies of all time. HARD AGREE on their #1 pick.

Squid Game star Lee Jung-jae will lead the new Star Wars series The Acolyte.

Social Media Things

What, you thought I was done not worrying, darling?


What’d we miss? Add your fave distractions of the week in the comments.

Sarah splits her time between Dallas and Austin, and believes there is no such thing as a guilty pleasure, which is part of why she started FYA in 2009. Growing up, she thought she was a Mary Anne, but she's finally starting to accept the fact that she's actually a Kristy.