Greeced Lightning! Episodes 1 and 2

Happy #MythMonday, everyone! The pilot episode of Greeced Lightning released January 9th, and Episode 2 dropped today. If you haven't checked us out yet, you can have your own personal Homerathon today with these first two episodes! In the first episode, Luke and Sam and I chat about the legends and myths around the Trojan... Continue Reading →

Announcing Greeced Lightning!

It’s automatic, systematic, myth-o-matic…why it’s Greeced Lightning! What better way to welcome 2023 than with a new podcast? After months of planning, researching, and recording behind the scenes, I’m SO excited to finally share that I’m co-hosting a new podcast called Greeced Lightning! We’ll release our first episode this coming Monday, January 9th — the... Continue Reading →

The Beautiful Sweater from Hell

2022 was not my most productive knitting year in terms of the number of objects made, but I did complete my most ambitious knitted undertaking to date: a full-on traditional Guernsey sweater for my husband. It took a full year, from swatch to finished object, and the sleeves were nearly an unqualified disaster. But the... Continue Reading →

Scary Monsters, Super Creeps: Autumn Reads

Happy autumnal equinox, my friends! This—this darkening, cooling-off, hunkering-down season—is my favorite time of the year, not least because my favorite holiday is just around the corner. I don't know about y'all but I am very ready to say goodbye to summer this year and move into this season of transitions and spooks and baked... Continue Reading →

August, Die She Must

August is here again, bringing that familiar bittersweet feeling of endings and beginnings as we try to soak up every last bit of summer possible before school starts again and the days start getting shorter and colder. For the first time since I was four years old, I will not spend August preparing for a... Continue Reading →

It’s Okay, I’m a Doctor

Well folks, it's done! Last month, I successfully defended my dissertation, and the experience was way more fun than I had expected it to be. Last week, I finished the minor revisions requested by my committee and submitted the final version of the dissertation to the Graduate College (final deposit is anticlimactic, despite its finality).... Continue Reading →

The Return of the Palatine Medea

It's been a hot minute since I posted here! It's been a very busy 3 months behind the scenes: in addition to starting a full-time job as a managing editor (hello, semi-decent pay and retirement fund), I've been putting the finishing touches on my dissertation and preparing for my defense. But first, a super fun... Continue Reading →

MORE Myth Retellings To Read

Tis the escape holiday madness with a book that takes you far outside your own world! We're back with more ratings and reviews of recently published retellings and reimagining of Greek myths (yes, all Greek this time). The reviews are more mixed this time around, including one DNF. *gasp* The Women of Troy: A... Continue Reading →

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