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Tag Archives: race
I know that it may be hard to believe for some of you but FOX is doing something right with this whole supernatural TV show thing by bringing us Sleepy Hollow. (I know it’s only been a few episodes.) I’ve … Continue reading
As you probably guessed from the title, I recently saw The Heat. The movie is not without its flaws; there were definitely some examples of problematic humor. While that’s seems to often be par for the course in raunchy comedies, … Continue reading
In the latter half of 1958, two events occurred that would have a profound effect on the science of astrophysics: one was the signing of the National Aeronautics and Space Act by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, which authorized the creation … Continue reading
It’s a rarity to find a person who has watched Avatar: The Last Airbender and not fallen in love with the series. The show has been praised for its exceptional plot and character development, as well as its attention to … Continue reading
I hope it’s no surprise that whitewashing has been an accepted convention in Hollywood since the beginning. The history of blackface and yellowface has been well-documented, but with recent reminders like The Last Airbender, Drive, and the highly-anticipated Hunger Games, it seems necessary … Continue reading
This is going to be a post about Race in Fantasy media. I just wanted to get that out there, right off the bat, so we’re clear. If you would like to get yourself a glass of wine, maybe a … Continue reading