Royal Goddaughter to Queen Victoria, Sarah Forbes Bonetta

Happy Black History Month! For each of the 28 days of February, we at The Mary Sue will have a post about a black woman you should know about—some you may have heard of, some a little bit more obscure, and some fictional who still deserve a lot of love.  Day Twelve: Sarah* Forbes Bonetta A short one today this Monday, but one I found out about and More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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New Seasons of BattleBots Are Coming to the Discovery and Science Channels

BattleBots, the show that puts robots in a cage match to the death, is coming back to life. The show, which originally aired on Comedy Central before being briefly revived on ABC, will be re-imagined for Discovery More...

By admin On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Ivanka Trump Says Black History Month Is About “All Americans” & That Went Over About as Well as You’d Expect

During #BlackHistoryMonth, we celebrate heroes like Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who were sojourners for freedom – and we resolve to continue to bring greater equality, dignity, and More...

By admin On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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I Am Figuratively Burning With Rage Over This Bar’s Refusal to Serve Patrons Who Use the Word “Literally”

East Village bar the Continental expounds on their (tongue-in-cheek) ban on the word literally. Their stated goal now is to stop “Kardashianism.” cc: @edenbrower pic.twitter.com/iI0N41qCgt — evgrieve (@evgrieve) More...

By admin On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Things We Saw Today: The Focus for the 2018 Women’s March Is “Power to the Polls”

On January 21, 2018, the national organizers of the Women’s March on Washington will launch the next phase of our movement in Las Vegas, Nevada. We hope you’ll join us for the #PowerToThe Polls kick-off More...

By admin On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Why Did The Last Jedi Fail so Badly in China?

“Fail” is a kind way of putting it. “Bombed” is more accurate. The latest Star Wars epic is likely to earn less than movies like Valerian (remember Valerian?) and Geostorm (huh?) More...

By admin On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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DeWanda Wise Will Be Joining the MCU In Captain Marvel

2018 is looking to be a great year for DeWanda Wise. After exciting renewal news from Netflix for her series, She’s Gotta Have It, she’ll also be joining the Marvel Extended Universe in the upcoming Captain More...

By admin On Friday, December 29th, 2017
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Female Actresses Dating Younger Men is Not Newsworthy

When pictures first surfaced of Laura Dern and her new beau, Golden State Warrior player Baron Davis, making out, my first and most natural thought was, “go ahead, Laura Dern.” 2017 has been a great More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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What Would the Democratization of the Force Look Like in the Star Wars Universe?

One of my favorite things about Star Wars: The Last Jedi happened at the very end of the film, and it will have lasting repercussions on the future of the franchise. But as the story evolves for a new generation More...

By admin On Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
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Sexual Assault Allegations Against Max Landis Surface on Twitter

As Netflix’s Bright, written by Max Landis and directed by David Ayer, is being released with a massive marketing campaign, a number of people have come forward with allegations about Landis. Now, it’s More...