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By tigtog on October 28, 2012
Variety described the notion of white actors playing Asians as “exciting,” suggesting that the Wachowskis “put the lie to the notion that casting — an inherently discriminatory art — cannot be adapted to a more enlightened standard of performance over mere appearance.” The irony of this declaration is overwhelming — praising a film for “enlightened” casting choices that merely replay old discriminatory practices.
By tigtog on October 26, 2012
Remember the rules? It’s been a while: you must choose one of each of the three candidates to match each fate. No skipping any.
Or you could just talk about your favourite television dramas, since this is just a hook to hang some pop culture on.
By tigtog on October 23, 2012
I just had to use that in a post somewhere! What’s piqued your media interests lately?
By tigtog on October 17, 2012
Pay what you want and help charity, too.
By Mary on October 10, 2012
The editors of We Will Not Go Quietly, a zine by survivors of sexual assault, have prepared a PDF version, but cannot afford to print as many copies as they’d like. They have set up a Pozible campaign.
By Orlando on October 8, 2012
…while I talk about archery.
By tigtog on October 5, 2012
It’s in the garden and it wants to be adopted!
By tigtog on October 1, 2012
Conflicting responses from me in this episode – I liked the noirish atmosphere and the big picture, BUT just how many annoyingly obvious plotholes can one episode have?
By tigtog on September 30, 2012
It was, as always, a matter of protocol. Of discretion. Of careful etiquette. Of, ultimately, alcohol. Or at least the illusion of alcohol.
By tigtog on September 27, 2012
I meant to put this up yesterday as a traditional HaT Whoydensday, but didn’t because of reasons. So it’s a day late.
By tigtog on September 26, 2012
James Bond and Indiana Jones in the Wild West versus aliens with frickin’ lasers – but what was missing?
By Emily Manuel on September 25, 2012
And the Sydney Opera House legitimises this. This is vicious, blatant sexist transphobia, masquerading as light-hearted entertainment.
By Orlando on September 21, 2012
Paulina is one of Shakespeare’s lesser known, but most vibrant and admirable mouthy women.