Life is a roleplaying game and the roleplaying game is life.
John Hughes meets Wes Craven in Riverdale’s fun but surprisingly emotional ’80s tribute.
Male power is a toxic, predatory force on the show, and the church is consumed by patriarchy that Sabrina tries to push back against, occasionally with the help of her aunts, the bubbly Hilda and the certified Witch Mommi Zelda.
“It’s not just sex, it’s love. It’s two people connecting, with four other people, and aliens.”
There are at least three shows happening at once right now.
Archie stars in a middling, trope-filled prison movie, but at least the season’s murder mystery is heating up. Also, I’m still worried about Betty!
Ah, yes. Cheryl Blossom is back. Riverdale is back. Let the beautiful chaos begin.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences — like Hollywood itself, and mainstream TV criticism — continues to be dominated by a voting block of mostly straight white men. So, for the first time ever, we’ve decided to host our own Autostraddle TV awards to coincide with the Emmys.
Wynonna Earp is already renewed, Supergirl adds the first trans superhero to TV, Steven Universe is getting a movie, AvaLance lives, American Horror Story: Apocalypse (for real), Nafessa Williams always knows what to say, Tig Notaro on Star Trek: Discovery, queer Charmed, and big hopes for Rosa’s bi storylines on Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
I don’t know if you’ve felt it yet, but we certainly have. This is the year where lesbian, bisexual, queer, and trans women of color are taking over your television screens.
Cheryl Blossom is a bow-wielding superhero, and the Black Hood reveals himself, and a million other things happen!
The town civil war that has defined this season just got a lot more deadly.
Plus: Hannah Hart joined Ellen DeGeneres’ digital network, renewals for three lesbian TV shows, Tessa Thompson loves that Tessa As Goats Twitter account, a new Whitney documentary, and more!
Entire town of Riverdale, r u ok? Worried about u.
I also like to imagine that Toni helped Cheryl mix the fake blood for her stunt at the end, because that seems like a sweet thing for a girlfriend to do.
Should Riverdale always be a musical? PROBABLY.
Cheryl Blossom or Lady Macbeth?
Sometimes, you just gotta kiss your gal pal in front of everyone at gay conversion camp.
I have a very bad feeling about this.
Toni and Cheryl sure are hanging out a lot!