As 2019 ended, and John Boyega finished his contract with Disney and the press tour finished, I can imagine him taking a comfy seat in front of his computer, pulling off the kids gloves, and popping his knuckles.
TW for mentions of online harassment, as well as spoilers for The Rise of Skywalker.
Continue reading “John Boyega & The Case of No More Damns To Give”
If 2015 was the death of our heroes, then 2016 was the death of the reputation of our heroes, as someone on Twitter once said.
Continue reading “Why We Feel Guilty – Pop Culture and Those Who Make It”
Hello everyone, and welcome to another episode of Fandom Sickness, wherein I call out the silent enablers who do nothing, say nothing, to help women who are sexually harassed at conventions.
This came about after hearing of yet another groping done at the SDCC this year, which you can read here.
As for some of the things I talk about in the video?
Lucille Ball SAVED Star Trek before it was ever on the air.
The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Hello everyone and welcome to another video on white privilege and fandom that I all hope you enjoy. This is only a little bit of what happens in fandom but it’s indicative of what happens on an almost daily occasion, especially when it comes to characters who are from a marginal class, such as being a POC, LGBTQ, disabled, or intersect across them all.
For additional reading, here is the link to the wonderful takedown of Michelle Coltee by Melissa Harris Perry that I mention near the beginning of the video:
Michelle Obama A ‘Feminist Nightmare?’ Please.