Category Archives: Chapter by Chapter Review

Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 26 and 27

Well, maybe not exactly 84 years, but it’s legit been half a year the last time we visited our aspiring Intoxibellas in Modelland. Is everyone else still up to speed? Does everyone need to know who did what to whom? Does anyone … Continue reading

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Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 25

Well, would you look at that! It’s not even a whole month yet and I’m already posting another installment of my chapter by chapter review of Tyra Banks’ “Modelland”! The world must be coming to an end! When we last left … Continue reading

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Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 23 and 24

This will never stop being funny to me. Yes, yes, I know I’ve been gone for almost a whole month now, but in my defense there have been some monumental changes in my place of employ. Trust me when I … Continue reading

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Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 22

OH. MY. SWEET. GHERKINS. (Photo from here) So, when I was circulating at the Filipino Readercon, I seriously got more than one person asking me whatever happened to my chapter by chapter reviews of Tyra Banks’ magnum opus, “Modelland”. Had … Continue reading

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Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 21

It’s been literal months since I started doing chapter by chapter reviews of Tyra Banks magnum opus, “Modelland”, and what should have been daily reviews have slowly trickled down to quasi-monthly things that often devolve into long screeds rambling about … Continue reading

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Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 20

For the delicious full story on the picture above, visit the Housing Works Bookstore Tumblr. Okay, so I spent most of Maundy Thursday asleep because I spent most of Holy Wednesday up and about so early in the morning and the … Continue reading

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Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 19

I’ve spent the whole day trying to come up with a different way to attack this particular chapter. Heck, this particular book even. I started out just wanting to make fun of it, because let’s be honest, there’s a lot to … Continue reading

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Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 18

What? The chapter title’s “La Lumiere”. I have to use this video. At the end of chapter 18 I expressed my stupid hope that “Modelland” might somehow free itself from the tight fist of Id!Tyra and take an entirely different direction … Continue reading

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Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 17

OH SWEET BABY JESUS THANK YOU FOR THIS GIFT. “Everyone in the room screamed, their faces melting and warping just like Tookie’s was. Piper’s skin was so raw it was transparent. Her blood was visible, pumping wildly through her face. … Continue reading

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Chapter by Chapter review: Tyra Banks’ “Modelland” Chapter 16

  So, what is the state of the nation as we reach chapter 16 of Tyra Banks’ magnum opus, “Modelland”? One hundred and seventy-eight pages into this thing, and we’re still dawdling along the fringes of Modelland. As far as … Continue reading

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