25. Penny For Your Thoughts > Einar Stray Orchestra Dear Bigotry was one of my favourite releases of the year, a lush collection of paranoid pop backed by intricate orchestral arrangements. I waffled on which track to include on this list - the grim "Glossolalia" is a stand-out, as is the Arcade Fire-y choral splendour of … Continue reading The Niche’s Top 25 Songs of 2017
Hey, did you know our very own Peyton wrote a piece about LGBTQ representation in Star Wars for Vanity Freaking Fair? Let's all take this moment to marvel at what a person can accomplish when they don't spend all day eating gummy worms and trawling for ancient John Oliver/Sailor Moon crossover fanart on DeviantArt. Not … Continue reading What We’re Reading at 1AM (GMT)
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Once a year at Christmastime, we gather together to celebrate our Lord and saviour: Luke Skywalker. Yes, Star Wars Season is a time of merriment, a time of gratitude and peace. What better way to celebrate than to indulge in a trilogy of Lana Del Rey music videos which focus on Luke Skywalker's emotional journey? No better … Continue reading In Honour of the New Star Wars Movie, Watch This Trilogy of Luke Skywalker Fan Videos Set to Lana Del Rey Songs
In no definitive order, because the presence of heterosexuality in the lives of these young women is equally tragic. Bliss & Pash - Whip It If part of your film's plot involves a friendship that is so obviously romantic in nature that other people in the film have started catching on, you can go ahead … Continue reading Every Iconic Onscreen Teen Friendship That Should Have Been A Lesbian Romance but Wasn’t, Because Some Higher Power Hates Me Personally
Local business-owner Rhonda Lamprey has seen some strange things in her 41 years as the owner of Butterfly Salon & Beauty Supply, a San Bernardino-based purveyor of wigs and hair-care products. She has seen fads come and go; she has seen bouffants, beehives, and box braids. But never has she seen anything so strange as … Continue reading Nation’s Wig Retailers Devastated After Surprise Release of New Car Seat Headrest Single
In 2012 - or some year similar to that - Mitt Romney approached me, shook my hand with moderate firmness, and asked me why I was standing in his driveway. He did not question the Jedi robes I was wearing at the time, nor did he flinch when my lightsaber went off later on in … Continue reading How I Stole Mitt Romney’s Jacket, and You Can Too
To borrow a phrase from our greatest inspiration, the internet is a rich tapestry. If you're like me, you were raised on the internet, and you've been stumbling into strange, shadowy corners of the web since you were old enough to talk. Sometimes, Weird Internet is great. Some of my fondest childhood memories involve whole … Continue reading A Niche Interview with the Author of the Zootopia Abortion Comic
Okay, so to dispel any misgivings brought on by that headline, I am not pregnant, nor do I have active plans to have a kid any time soon. Like, probably not for another ten years or so. But I am the kind of person who needs to over-prepare for everything. I show up at the … Continue reading Twelve Horrifically Pretentious Baby Names I Am Considering and My Rationale for Each One
No, you don't remember when I did that? Well, here is A STUDY IN GILMORE, all 116 pages of it. This came about several months ago when I realized that Paris and Rory, much like Sherlock and Watson, are a prime example of what we at the Niche like to call The Dynamic. This is … Continue reading Remember When I Rewrote the Pilot of Sherlock So It Was About Paris Geller and Rory Gilmore from Gilmore Girls Being Lesbian Detectives?