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How Hollywood Politicizes Sexual Sins (Pt. 1)

Harvey Weinstein is not Nate Parker is not Casey Affleck.

I say this out of concern. For it seems in this newfound fervor to right some long-seated wrongs within the industry, that somehow so ever so indiscreetly an indiscriminate from of labelling has slipped past the gate watchers. 700 more words

Hollywood

Racism is Not Indigenous to Black Folk

There, I said it.

In reading the NYTimes Article, The Culture Has Caught Up with Spike Lee—Now What?, I was struck by Spike’s comment, “Black folks get kind of funny now with other people telling our stories.” 692 more words

Race

PUBLISHERS TURNING COOL TO THE TIE-IN NOVELIZATION OF MOVIES - nytimes.com circa 1981

This is a fascinating article from the early 80’s capturing the uncertainty of the future of novelizations. Thirty-six years later, novelizations are still around, but not to the degree of what they were back then. 1,404 more words

Book

That's Racist!

A recent op-ed in Pravda on the Hudson, better known as the New York Times, says the writer is telling his black child that he may not be friends with white children. 9 more words

Culture