Marissa Armstrong

A queer feminist nerd, writer, and artist who loves to talk about (and pick apart) characters, plots, headcanons, and why storytelling is so important.


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"Carmilla" S1E3 'The Roommate'
2 months ago
Episode three is just a flurry of emotions—mostly annoyance—from beginning to end. Carmilla barges into the room, cranks up the music, and steals a grape soda from the fridge within the first few seco...
"Carmilla" S1E2 'Missing'
2 months ago
This episode is where Laura’s tenacity and determined nature really shine through for the first time. Yes, it’s only the second episode, but this is such a cool glimpse into her character so early on....
"Carmilla" S1E1 'Disorientation'
2 months ago
Rewatches are great for a whole plethora of reasons. Nostalgia and that old burst of happiness is a given, as well as wonderful conversations if you’re rewatching with friends. Often, you pick up on l...
Before The Vlog: Pre-Season 1
2 months ago
The first time we meet Laura Hollis is not in her videos, but on Twitter. As I said before, I didn’t start watching Carmilla until after the Christmas Special aired, so I initially missed all of this,...
Carmilla: An Introduction
3 months ago
On August 19, 2014, a little webseries called Carmilla, based on the 1872 novella of the same name by J Sheridan Le Fanu dropped on Vervegirl’s (later rebranded as Kinda TV) YouTube channel, and, to p...