MULAN Is Still The Wokest Disney Princess Movie Your Kid Hasn’t Seen 600 Times Yet

The “Disney Princess” mythos is a genre as restrictive as it is globally-superpowered, but in terms of the Official Princess Movie with the most patriarchy-subverting politics, I think it’s no contest: MULAN is by far the most progressive-minded cel-animated Disney Princess film, while also performing its essential sedative-hypnotic function on your child’s developing emotional vocabulary….

This Embarrassingly Racist 4th Of July: The Dance Around The Census Question Elicits An Excellent Rachel Maddow Moment

Maddow’s mad. I watch her show enough to notice when she’s feeling extra-deeply about a thing. She has the skilled thespian’s ability to control her emotions while seeming like she’s not able to control them (or the reverse). It’s part of why she’s really good at television. Today she was mad-not-mad about a court ruling…

JESSICA JONES Season 3 Easter Eggs, Over-Analysis, & Podcast with The NOC!

To augment our latest podcast episode from The Nerds Of Color, here are my favorite Easter Eggs and fun facts from JESSICA JONES: ENDGAME, I mean, JESSICA JONES Season 3 A.K.A. The End Of The Marvel-Netflix Universe (SPOILERS to follow): – Episode 1: “A.K.A. The Perfect Burger” is directed by Michael Lehmann, who also directed HEATHERS, the sublime…

JESSICA JONES Season 3 & The Entire Marvel/Netflix Viewing Order In Haiku Form

This suggested viewing order prioritizes enjoyment over plot-point continuity, because watching for “the order things happen in” is the time-suckiest way, and not ultimately rewarding, because the shows are based on comic books, and as comics fans, we KNOW continuity to be a fool’s errand. JESSICA JONES Season 3 is effectively the last chapter of the Marvel-Netflix…