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Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou feels like it was designed by a committee. “What’s stylish?” “How about some retro characters and big one-on-one fights?” “Invisible aliens with conspiracies and quasi-government agencies that fight them?” “How about a transforming sports car with a gun sword?” “How about magic girls, complete with a transformation sequence, and cleavage?” “It can’t be a linear story though —we have to reveal the mystery through multiple time frames and out of order!” 115 more words
NaNoWriMo is nearly here, which means it’s time to prepare for insanity. For you sane people who enjoy November simply as a month of pumpkin spice lattes and fall leaves on Instagram, I’m talking about National Novel Writing Month — the glorious event in which crazy people around the world attempt to write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. 546 more words
India is a hugely racist country. Racist and colorist. Almost every Indian is on a quest to become fairer than they are. This is true for both sexes, but women in particular are expected to do everything they possibly can to maintain their skin color or make it lighter. 91 more words
In the 1999 film “Boys don’t cry”, Hillary Swank plays a woman who wants to be a man.
In Indian films, the message is constantly reinforced – If you are a man who even at the most devastating of times ever has the audacity to spill some tears, people will think you are a woman pretending to be a man.