How to Get Away With Murder Is Everything “That” New York Times Review Said It Is
Feminism / Race / TV

How to Get Away With Murder Is Everything “That” New York Times Review Said It Is

Like everyone else on the internet, I heard about the New York Times review of the first episode of How to Get Away With Murder, wherein the author used the phrase “Angry black woman” to describe Viola Davis’ character in the show. Shonda Rhimes, show runner of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, probably didn’t need anyone’s help … Continue reading

America’s Foreign Policy Is So Shady, People Think It Formed ISIS
I Hate America / Internet / News / Politics

America’s Foreign Policy Is So Shady, People Think It Formed ISIS

Hopefully everyone reading this has at least heard of ISIS. The jihadist militia, an unrecognized Sunni state, has been in the news for the past few months for its meteoric rise to power in Syria and Iraq. In August, President Obama pledged to take military action against ISIS to prevent the ethnic cleansing of the … Continue reading

Why “Celebgate” Isn’t About Celebrities
Feminism / Internet / Sex / Technology

Why “Celebgate” Isn’t About Celebrities

For some reason, Jennifer Lawrence is the synecdochal masthead for the recent celebrity nudes leak, so let’s talk about Jennifer Lawrence. Everyone was pretty nuts about her for a while, praising her film performances, laughing with her about her drunken antics at the Oscars, it seemed like J.Law was kind of in. But “in” doesn’t … Continue reading

Video Games and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Community
Feminism / Internet / Video Games

Video Games and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Community

As someone who likes video games, these past few weeks have been horrifying and embarrassing. Two women in the community, a developer and a critic, have been subjected to incredible harassment that affirms the image of gamers as misogynist babies. Zoe Quinn, creator of Depression Quest, was targeted around the time her already controversial game … Continue reading