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Question: When was a girl in Medieval England a spinster? What about Regency England? And Victorian England?Last time I discussed European marriage customs (women were more likely to be married in their late teens or early twenties) in Medieval Europe. Somebody asked me about spinsters....

Argument: Early teenage sex and marriage were common in Medieval Europe, as in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet where the heroine is 13 going on 14. Fictional portrayals, such as Game of Thrones, also give us an accurate glimpse at what sexual and marriage customs might...

I'm a Sunburst finalist! I WILL WIN ALL THE AWARDS. This Canadian juried award celebrates excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. And comes with $1,000 and a medal. Shiny. Adult CategorySister Mine by Nalo Hopkinson (Grand Central Publishing) River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay (Penguin...

Hey, are you a science fiction fan? Then go see The Edge of Tomorrow. If you don't, then don't complain when it tanks and the studios keep making shit like Transformers 15. Because Edge is really good action science fiction but a lot of people...

There's a Kickstarter for a Lovecraft fairy anthology on right now. I'm one of the writers for this. So, go support it then come back and read this rant. Okay?Maleficient is a bad movie. Here I will detail why and what changes I would make,...

I've never been a people person. I hate most people and can't understand the rest. I'm naturally shy. I perfected the art of standing in a corner and having a drink by myself at a party a long time ago. This explains my non-existent romantic...