Cover Photo: An image of Wednesday Addams, played by  Jenna Ortega , Morticia Addams played by Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Luis Guzmán who plays Gomez Addams in the latest Netflix show Wednesday
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Wednesday Addams Is the Ultimate Outcast

Wednesday Addams does not want to play with you.

The New YorkerThe Addams Family: An Evilution

The Addams Family Addams Family Values

Stranger Things


Wednesday been speculationWednesday can be seen as a mixed-race individual

Addams Family Values—

the very first episode

she goes off script



Miyako Pleines is a Japanese and German American writer living in the suburbs of Chicago. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Northwestern University, and her work has appeared in Electric Literature, The Rumpus, the Ploughshares blog, and others. She writes a column about birds and books for the Chicago Audubon Society, and you can follow her on Instagram @literary_miyako. Links to her work can be found on her website,