Feminism And Black History Month – Black Female Lead Movies and TV

I’m a strong believer in respecting all cultures. It helps that I grew up with so many surrounding me. For Black History Month (which I’ve always felt connected to because February is my birth month? Eh. Kid Logic), I thought I’d take a moment and write about my top 10 Favorite Black Female Lead Television…

2014 In Review For The Straw Feminist

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. This is pretty cool! Look out for a post later today apt how I’m totally going to write more in 2015! Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,100 times in 2014….

Olivia Pope Done Got On My Nerves

Call me an absentee writer. I wouldn’t blame you. OR look at My Personal Blog for more information about what I’ve been up to. But besides all of what I’ve been up to – I’ve also been staying up to date on my shows and, I have to say, Livvie Pope is getting on my…

Sexy Halloween Commercial: Excuse Me While I Throw Up In My Mouth A Little

Color me disgusted. You know, I’m getting tired of advertisers spending most of their time finding ways to stereotype women, men, people of color, people in general. The latest Subway commercial just shocked me with it’s blatant sexism: Between this and Carl’s Junior/Hardees, I’m not sure anymore. At one point, I really wanted to go…

2014 Fall Television: How Do I Love Thee?

Have you been keeping up with Fall Television this season? Not only do we have a lot of wonderful new programming, but there are some amazing changes being made on returning television programs as well! Here’s a list of some of my favorite new and returning television shows on Fall Television: 1. So, Thursday nights…

Sailor Moon: Or, Why My Generation Loves Anime So Much

When I was a kid, I was obsessed with one thing and one thing only: Sailor Moon. I was up by 6AM every Saturday Morning, once the show was kicked of Toonami and was only airing on WB before the sun rose. It gave me my first introduction to fanfiction and fandom in general. It didn’t hurt…

Glass Ceilings

Hey Hey Hey! I skipped a post last week because of reasons. And it was Labor Day and I was sufficiently enjoying being lazy as fuck. I was also supposed to post this yesterday, but I’m sure you’ll forgive me. The good news is! I know what I’m writing about next week. Today, however, I…

The Book of Life (The Discovery of Witches Series)

Have you ever been so disappointed in a book that you can’t even describe why it’s so bad? So you need to go to goodreads in order to find a review that accurately describes why it’s terrible? Oh, also, this post won’t be very well put together. It’s mostly a rant describing how angry I am….