Author Archives: Jackie Fuchs

About Jackie Fuchs

Fuchs’ television and radio appearances have included Crime Time, NPR, Huffington Post Live and The Insider. As Jackie Fox, she played bass with the '70s rock band, The Runaways.

Game of Thrones is Still Having Girl Trouble

I think I’ve finally figured out why Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones episode, “Beyond the Wall,” bugged me so much. As many fans will tell you, there were a lot of problems with the logistics. But what really annoyed … Continue reading

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If you lived here…

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My new website is up and operational (more or less). Blog entries will be duplicated here for the near future, but to stay up-to-date, please visit the new page.

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Why removing the statute of limitations for sexual assaults is a good idea

A California bill proposing to eliminate the 10-year statute of limitations on rape and child molestation charges has passed in the Senate Public Safety Committee. That committee had, in the past, refused to move through similar bills. The new bill … Continue reading

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The Bitter Fruit of Forever now available

My novelette The Bitter Fruit of Forever is now available on Soo-zee Wanabi and his friends are rebel soldiers fighting the oppressive regime that rules their world. But when their own commander commits an act of shocking brutality Soo-zee and his friends … Continue reading

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Rape survivor or rape victim?

I was running through my upcoming keynote address at Carnegie Mellon’s MOSAIC conference for my niece, a recent university graduate, when she suddenly looked up from her phone, on which she had been taking notes. “You can’t say that,” she said. “Say … Continue reading

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What the Jian Gomeshi acquittal can teach us about victim blaming

Yesterday former Canadian Broadcasting Company host Jian Gomeshi was acquitted of sexually assaulting three women. This morning one of Gomeshi’s accusers, Lucy DeCoutere, told The Guardian newspaper how the acquittal had affected her: [Gomeshi’s defense attorney, Marie Henein] told the … Continue reading

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Kesha and the economics of misery

A New York state judge has ruled against Kesha in her quest to be let out of her record deal with Sony due to sexual assault allegations against producer Dr. Luke. In the wake of the decision, some of Kesha’s … Continue reading

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Step up. Speak Out. Change your world.

Earlier this week social media exploded when Amber Coffman of the band Dirty Projectors tweeted that indie-music publicist Heathcliff Berru had groped her at a bar. Afterwards, several other women came forward with even more disturbing complaints. The allegations forced … Continue reading

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Salvador Dalí’s fear of castration

Salvador Dalí’s fear of castration.

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