The Inquisitor

For a second, Carlos wonders what this man would look like under torture, whether his face would retain the same luminous quality. The thought excites him - the execution of power always does - and his sense of inferiority fades.  - Tobsha Learner, The Witch of Cologne For a while now, I've been promising a series of … Continue reading The Inquisitor

Not-So-Benevolent Sexism

The night I watched Hillary Clinton accept the Democratic nomination for president, something shifted inside of me. More than shifted; there was movement of seismic proportions. A complete re-ordering of my internal universe. Until that moment, part of me believed that this was impossible; that as long as I lived, a woman would never be nominated … Continue reading Not-So-Benevolent Sexism