Racializens, you know we love some serious, head-sharpening news and analysis around here. But, shit, sometimes we gotta cavort and kick up our heels (to bite a phrase from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Avery Brooks). And Friday is that day! Sometimes it involves some interior-design loveliness (blame/credit that on me because I’m sometimes found daydreaming […]
By Arturo R. García Former journalist and immigrant rights advocate Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested and released within the course of a day by Border Patrol officials in McAllen, Texas, where he has gone in support of the thousands of young undocumented immigrants who have made their way to the U.S. from Central America. “I […]
By Arturo R. García Sony Entertainment might be pleased right now about the opening-weekend performance from Amazing Spider-Man 2. A $94 million domestic take isn’t a Marvel-level success, and the film has gotten middling reviews, but it’s been a decent start. But the company should be concerned about the arrogance exhibited by executive producers Avi […]
Hosted by Jeannie Chan The action slows down just a little bit this week, as Michonne spends some quality time with Carl and we learn more about the new friends Glenn and Tara have made. Read along as Rob, Nicole, and I share our thoughts and questions that will likely never be answered.
Hosted by Jeannie Chan He’s baaaaaaacckkkk! Sort of. I guess? This week on TWD, we travel back in time to learn what the Governor did last summer. Join me, Ken Hywnn and Nicole Norkin as we try to figure out what the deal is with this Brian Harriet character.
By Andrea Plaid After being here for five years, it’s time for me to move on, Racialitizens. Longtime readers remember my starting here as the Sexual Correspondent after my very first post, “What Color Is Your Orgasm?” Then, one of my most talked-about posts had nothing to do with sex, but racialized gender stereotypes, namely […]
Y’all know we crush hard on author Junot Diaz around these parts. Well, this bit of news from Entertainment Weekly’s Tumblr makes us crush even harder: comics legend Jamie Hernandez (of Love and Rockets fame”) is reworking Diaz’s This Is How You Lose Her as illustrations for the upcoming deluxe edition. If you’re a fan […]
By Andrea Plaid Not my Crush of the Week yet–I’m planning to catch up on the US version of Shameless when I get a chance–but I had to share this bit of hotness from one of the show’s stars, Shanola Hampton, from a couple of weeks ago. She teaches the co-hosts of The Real how […]