Dear Mark Ruffalo: “Woke” You Are Not
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Dear Mark Ruffalo: “Woke” You Are Not

And yes, I wrote that as well as said that in my best Yoda voice. As you can tell by these last couple of posts, this weekend was an interesting one. To say the least. Lena Dunham wildin. The Orange One™ skittering into Black churches. And then, Mark Ruffalo…going full Well-Meaning Chet™. “What he do, … Continue reading

Zendaya’s Casting as Mary Jane Watson Proves It’s Never Just About “Canon”
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Zendaya’s Casting as Mary Jane Watson Proves It’s Never Just About “Canon”

So this past weekend, I spent all my time collecting a bunch of Chet™ tears as well as the tears of his nerdy cousin Doug™. Why was I doing this? Well, here’s the thing: Ya girl Mary Jane Watson…is now Black. That’s right. Marvel recently announced that Zendaya Coleman is going to be playing the … Continue reading

Ghostbusters Review: Leslie Jones, You Deserve Better
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Ghostbusters Review: Leslie Jones, You Deserve Better

I like to keep y’all gagging for more. So every 6 months or so, I swing by the Zoo with a sarcastic review of some mediocre movie I’ve had the displeasure of watching. Today, ladies and gents, that movie is Ghostbusters. Not the original, obviously. No…unfortunately, it’s the crappy remake. Melissa McCarthy (ew), Kate McKinnon … Continue reading

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

Lupita Nyong’o is in Talks to Star in ‘Black Panther’ because Bast the Panther God Loves Us
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Lupita Nyong’o is in Talks to Star in ‘Black Panther’ because Bast the Panther God Loves Us

I will get to this news story soon enough, but first, my reaction in GIFS: Now, that that’s over with, I am proud to say that while I was in the thick of searching through Tumblr for GIFS for my upcoming Captain America: Civil War review, I was informed that High Priestess Bae Lupita Nyong’o … Continue reading

‘Chiraq’ Makes Me Uncomfortable and It Should Make You Uncomfortable Too
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‘Chiraq’ Makes Me Uncomfortable and It Should Make You Uncomfortable Too

By now, you have probably seen the trailer for Chiraq, as it was trending for the hottest of minutes yesterday night. That said, just in case you haven’t, I got your back: Trailer aside, after viewing it a couple of times, I’ve gotta say: I don’t think I’m entirely okay with this. And you probably … Continue reading

Straight Outta K’un-L’un: 4 Actors I’d Cast For the Role of Iron Fist
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Straight Outta K’un-L’un: 4 Actors I’d Cast For the Role of Iron Fist

A couple of months ago, I wrote a piece on Iron Fist and why his race should absolutely be bent for his much-anticipated (and much-delayed) Netflix debut. Since then, I’ve gotten my share of responses on said piece. Some good. Some bad. The overwhelming consensus, however, is that people wanted to see me take a … Continue reading