Said Something Racist Lately? Have No Fear! The Racist Apology Guide Is Here
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Said Something Racist Lately? Have No Fear! The Racist Apology Guide Is Here

Greetings, fairest denizens of the Zoo. While it’s been awhile since I last talked to each and every one of you, I am here to say that it has been a WILD couple of days for us over at the Zoo–and frankly for comic book fans at-large as well. On top coming off of a Captain … Continue reading

Marvelous Women: Why The Black Widow Does Not Meet Your Gender Quota
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Marvelous Women: Why The Black Widow Does Not Meet Your Gender Quota

I call it the Athena Complex: when a woman outdoes the boys at their own game using impartial wisdom, logic and knowledge. Ideally, she is untouchable, whether physically or psychologically or both. She wins by play. Black Widow is our 21st Century Athena in the Marvel pantheon until Age of Ultron. (Unfortunately, we’ll probably have … Continue reading

Bigots Buy Tickets Too: On Why Hollywood Continues To Whitewash Films
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Bigots Buy Tickets Too: On Why Hollywood Continues To Whitewash Films

(previously published on nerdhenshinlovegogo.wordpress.com by Howard Tyrone Smith II) In case you haven’t seen it, the trailer for the upcoming film Stonewall has debuted. The film chronicles the story of famous New York riot at a secret gay bar that ran afoul of the law due to the lack of social progression for LGBTGIA+ people. However, … Continue reading

6 Real-Life Diseases Afflicting Your Favorite TV Characters
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6 Real-Life Diseases Afflicting Your Favorite TV Characters

(previously published on Clarissa Explains Fuck All by Guest Writer Doris Schmidt) Popular TV shows seem to take everything over the top – even the illnesses suffered onscreen. Of course, medical programs are bound to feature an eclectic mix of ailments, but that’s not what we’re talking about here. Comedies, dramas and even historical sagas boast a … Continue reading

The Thicke Black Line: A Black Man’s Perspective on the Clear Schism Between Black and White Feminism
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The Thicke Black Line: A Black Man’s Perspective on the Clear Schism Between Black and White Feminism

(previously published on nerdhenshinlovegogo.wordpress.com by Howard Tyrone Smith II) As a Black man, I’ve seen a good portion of the Black experience. But it’s the fact that I was raised by a highly matriarchal family, along with being raised by a father that was as well, that helped me understand (to a degree) the plight of … Continue reading