The Fried Chicken Dilemma: “Ugly Delicious” Wants Us to Love Our Foods and Ourselves

Racism isn’t always as plain as burning crosses or tiki torches. Read more »

Reproducing Racism: Diving Into The Handmaid’s Tale’s Fumbles With Nina Fiore

Nina Fiore on the show’s race problem, #MeToo, and if Moira will ever get her own storyline. Read more »

Inescapable Whiteness: “Vida” and the Gentrification of Boyle Heights

What does it mean to be a “real” Mexican in the United States?   Read more »

The Ascension of Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao is one of the few Asian women directors getting her just due. Read more »

No Balm In Gilead: Stressing Out With Season 2 of “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Things in Gilead are bleak as shit. Read more »

Sadistic Storytellers: Unpacking the Exploitative Violence of Rape-Revenge Films

Can we center victims rather than the physicality of their pain? Read more »

Douchebag Decree: “The Simpsons” Addressed “The Problem with Apu” In the Worst Way Possible

Is there a worse way to respond to thoughtful criticism? Read more »

Not As Free: “Grown-ish” Reveals the Dating Woes of Young Black Women

Dating struggles are often indicative of the racist politics of desirability. Read more »

White Feminist Heroes: “Jessica Jones” Continues Leaving People of Color Behind

Apparently, feminist storytelling doesn’t have space for race. Read more »

Predictable Subtext: “Scream 3” Foreshadowed Hollywood's #MeToo Moment

The critically-panned slasher film is a scathing indictment of how women are treated in Hollywood. Read more »

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Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »

Saying Goodbye to Maria and the End of a Sesame Street Era

Growing up, Sesame Street's Maria was one of the best Latina role models I had. Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

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