Happy Friday, friends! I hope your eclipse glasses are ready and that spring is treating you well wherever you are. (Unless you’re reading this from the other side of the equator, in which case, happy [insert season] to y’all!)


In this week’s Stream It Regina checked into the tropical getaway that is Pokémon Concierge (Season #1).

And in a new installment of our video game feature, MAS Effect, Stephanie went in on Horizon Forbidden West.

In book reports:

Mandy C. reviewed Otherworldly by F.T. Lukens, a non-binary fantasy romance with found family vibes.

Book-Related Things

This was an interesting hypothesis on why “mindless” fantasy like ACOTAR and Fourth Wing are so popular. You know, if you can get past the rage over things that women enjoy being considered “mindless” in the first place when no one ever says that shit about fantasy that dudes love.

And here’s Jezebel playing my song! You’re Missing Out If You Think You’re Too Good for Horny Dragon Books.

A snake peek at Leigh Bardugo’s forthcoming The Familiar.

Onscreen Things

10 Things I Hate About You turns 25: Writers Karen McCullah and Kirsten Smith are here for reviving the modern Shakespeare rom-com.

Julia Stiles Wanted to Be Just Like Kat Stratford, Too

Why Shakespeare plays make the perfect rom-com IP — from 10 Things I Hate About You to Anyone But You

White Collar is moving from Hulu to Netflix if this is your comfort show.

And here’s Matt Bomer talking White Collar (and Fellow Travelers!) in The Actor’s Side.

This was sad news! Chance Perdomo, Known for Gen V and the After Movies, Has Died at 27

Social Media Things

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Miscellaneous Things

Oldie, but goodie: A Love Letter to the Clarissa Explains It All Bedroom In All Its ’90s Teen Glory.

This Pride & Prejudice Mr. Collins-inspired tee will make you guffaw.

Kandis (she/her) is a proud member of the Austin FYA book club chapter who loves vampires, romance novels, live tweeting CW shows, and Jonah Griggs. She’s not like a regular mom. She’s a cool mom.