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Sandler and The Avengers (The Big Deal About Sexist and Racist “Humor”)

This morning I woke to a couple stories trending. One was Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner apologizing for their comments about Black Widow being a slut in the new Avengers movie, because she had a thing for both their characters. The other was about several Native American extras who walked off the set of Adam… Continue reading Sandler and The Avengers (The Big Deal About Sexist and Racist “Humor”)

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Masculinity and Pop Culture (Why Feminism is Only One Side of the Coin)

When not writing and thinking about writing, I am often found at my day job, teaching high schoolers. I often have music playing in the background in my classroom, music ranging from soundtracks to pop to metal. The other day a Lorde song came on, and one of my female students joked, “You listen to… Continue reading Masculinity and Pop Culture (Why Feminism is Only One Side of the Coin)