Today is Friday, which currently means catching up with The Good Place (season finale, though), Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Star Trek: Discovery. But first, a link to a fascinating fairy tale:
The Girl Who Was a Boy | The Public Medievalist
A gender-affirming fairy tale. Originally a Romanian folktale translated and adapted into French as “Jouvencelle/Jouvenceau” by Jules Brun, translated and adapted into English as “The Girl Who Pretended to Be a Boy” by Leonora Blanche Alleyne, gently adapted into the 21st century by Paul B. Sturtevant. Find out more about it in our article, “A Transgender Fairy Tale”. Once upon a time there lived an emperor who was …
This adaptation is awesome! The article about the original version is also very interesting.
Of course I haven’t gone entirely without my Guardian fix during the day, mostly in the form of meta like this. Also, I started on these highly amusing episode chats. (What can I say, work was slow. *g*)
I also got a bunch of absolutely lovely feedback for my first ficlet, which was really, really nice. And then there’s this:
Now on to my episode reactions, under a spoiler cut:Continue reading “Links and lots of tv!”