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Reviews: 2/1/19

The Culture of Fear by Barry Glassner This was an interesting book, written about 20 years ago, updated after 9/11, which is the edition I read. It covers the fears that society had through the ’90s, including teen pregnancies, cybercrime, … Continue reading

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Dear Comic Fans: It’s been a year since my first post & y’all are still racist as heck when it comes to racebending

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Back in August 2015 I wrote “Dear Comic Fans: We Get it. You’re racist and racebending scares you,” as a direct response to the racist backlash towards Keiynan Lonsdale being cast as Wally West…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Colonial

Originally posted on Righting Red:
It’s a great time to be a fan of J.K. Rowling’s wizard-based adventures (we’ll forget about Casual Vacancy – I haven’t gotten into the Robert Galbraith novels and won’t anytime soon): We’ve got not only…

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On “Typecasting” and Opportunities in the Comics Industry

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Consider this a follow up to yesterday’s post about the fear and annoyance with Brian Michael Bendis writing Riri Williams when he has a clear track record of mishandling black characters. Shortly after writing…

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The Reality of Bendis Writing Blackness

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
In theory, I know I should be happy that we’re getting more diversity in the form of Riri Williams,  a young black woman/girl taking over the role of Iron Man from Tony Stark.…

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“Am I Acting How Christ Would?”: A Response to “A Christian’s Response to the Orlando Shootings”

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Brandy invites you to check out the Amazon App and get $5

Use my referral link to get a $5 coupon at Amazon for signing into the Amazon App the first time: https://amazon.com/mpr?referralcode=BRAND47087N&ref_=mpr_tr_ss Because I need money and you do too.

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URBAN FANTASY 101 – GENTRY-FICATION

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
In 2010, Black people from across the diaspora made up just over 32% of Chicago’s population. But I bet you couldn’t tell that from reading Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files or Chloe Neill’s Chicagoland…

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[Signal Boost] New Beginning for Homeless Mom

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Note from the Stitch: I’m signal boosting this fundraiser for E.A. Devine, one of my  wonderful Twittah followers who is trying her best to get her mother in a good position after tragedy…

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Help Zina H make it to grad school!

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Help me make it to grad school! I’ve wanted to go to grad school since the moment that I graduated from FIU (Florida International University) in 2012. Unfortunately, life didn’t go as planned…

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On Grayson, fandom, problematic media, and the drive to “defend” popular male characters

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
Content notes: This post mentions and/or links to descriptions of sexual assault and harassment as well as racism. If you were to listen to a certain group of Dick Grayson fans on the…

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The Techniques of Erasure

Originally posted on Stitch's Media Mix:
This is part one of a hybrid essay-rant series focusing on fandom (the collective community) and its intense race/racism problems. If you’re new to my blog and to this project, start here with…

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“Period Typical Racism” – One kind of historical accuracy in fiction that I wish would go away

Source: “Period Typical Racism” – One kind of historical accuracy in fiction that I wish would go away

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Fuck It. I’m Going Full Snark.

This is, by far, the greatest thing I’ve ever read, especially considering that it keeps me from having to read the book itself and raging myself into an aneurysm.

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