Books, Gender, Life Update

Reading Challenges in 2014

Welcome to 2014! The thing about Drunk Movie Mondays is that they prevent me from posting about anything other than movies to watch while wasted at the beginning of the month/year. I maybe did not think that through as much as I should have, but we're stuck with it now, so we're just going to… Continue reading Reading Challenges in 2014

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Characters, Reviews, Television

Orange is the New Black and Deviating from the Norm

There is a lot of media criticism out in the world that focuses on the idea of representation. It's no secret that the vast majority of characters, especially protagonists, in Western media are straight, white males--a tendency that leaves anyone not fitting in that category with, at best, only stereotypical representations of themselves. Less frequently… Continue reading Orange is the New Black and Deviating from the Norm