Looking at Who Gets to Talk When We Talk About Abortion Reveals Some Disturbing Trends

When talking about abortion, it can feel like there are so many roadblocks to basic real conversation, any sort of true debate seems impossible. Forget talking about actual issues; the staggering amount of misinformation, as well as the inability of many men to acknowledge that while their opinions may be valid, they can never have firsthand experience More...

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By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Things We Saw Today: Muslim Rapper/Activist Mona Haydar Swags With Her Hijabis

Muslim poet/rapper/activist Mona Haydar has zero time for the kind of feminism that prescribes that the only true feminist liberation is that which requires women to be willing to show skin, otherwise you’re More...

By admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017

Taran Killam Says Having Trump on SNL Was Exactly as Unpleasant as You’d Expect

When NBC made the weird and complicit decision to let Donald Trump host Saturday Night Live (not to mention getting Jimmy Fallon to tousle his hair on air), they played a large role in the normalization of Trump More...

By admin On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Justice League Will Be Nearly 3 Hours Long, Because Zack Snyder Never Learns His Damn Lesson

According to reports coming out of CinemaCon, DC’s Justice League will have a 2 hour and 50 minute runtime—which means, with ads and trailers, you’re going to be parked in that seat for over 3 hours. More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Westworld at PaleyFest 2017: Laughter Abounds As Cast and Creatives Discuss the Show’s Complexities – “Westworld is going to be part of the solution, not part of the problem.” – Thandie Newton

Image via Imeh Bryant for the Paley Center While the brilliant ladies and showrunners of Westworld were whisked off the red carpet almost as quickly as they had come, there was plenty of opportunity to hear what More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Thanks to On-Set Creepiness, Thandie Newton Preferred Nudity to Wearing Her Westworld Costume

Of all the fascinating elements of HBO’s Westworld–the narrative complexities, the ethical quandaries–the show’s costumes ranked high. The amount of detail that went into the characters’ More...

By admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Things We Saw Today: ATL’s Zazie Beetz Cast as Domino in Deadpool Sequel

We may not get that Wolverine/Deadpool team up we’d hope for, but something equally awesome this way comes—a black female superhero not named Storm. Not to slight the white-haired mutant (she is my favorite, More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Finn Jones Explains (Temporarily) Leaving Twitter After Iron Fist Casting Conversation, Misses Point

Actor Finn Jones left Twitter momentarily after a conversation about diversity and representation on the upcoming Netflix series Iron Fist. The series, set to arrive on the streaming service March 17th, stars More...

By admin On Friday, February 17th, 2017

Re-watching and Gaining a New Understanding of Newsies in the Trump Era – It’s like Disney read our minds and hearts.

“Tell those in power, safe in their tower, we will not obey.” On the night of Day Without Immigrants, I caught a Fathom screening of the stage production of Newsies. Like the lukewarmly-received 1992 cult More...

By admin On Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Bill Nye and Buzz Aldrin Walked in a “Life on Mars” Fashion Show

At this past New York Men’s Fashion Week, Buzz Aldrin and Bill Nye both walked in designer Nick Graham’s Fall 2017 show, themed “Life on Mars: Fall-Winter 2035.” Aldrin, who became the second More...