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 […]
Much like one of its action set-pieces, the discussion around the latest Avengers film has blown up in multiple directions: In the week since its US release, the discussion surrounding Age of Ultron has veered from its massive box-office haul to cast members slut-shaming Black Widow off-screen to Black Widow’s portrayal on it to, finally, […]
Following in the footsteps of trailblazer Melissa Harris Perry, two more braincrushes just launched shows on MSNBC’s Shift streaming media brand. Maria Teresa Kumar, co-founder of Voto Latino with Rosario Dawson, is now anchoring “Changing America.” And Janet Mock, the queen of Redefining Realness, is set to launch her progressive pop culture show this week. […]
By Arturo R. García Just eight episodes into its debut season, The Flash has established itself as a viable long-term investment for Warner Brothers and the CW Network — we just hope that the show does some investing of its own not just in Team Flash, but in Iris and Joe West.* Coming off a […]
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.