Genre and Culture in the Modern Golden Age of Television Pt. 2

The Problem **Editor’s note: This post is the second of our entertainment posts from our new contributor nostoryboard. Check her out on twitter at @mashclash and enjoy this three-part exploration on the issues of culture, race, and gender in the science-fiction stories that are told on TV**   Previously, I discussed the expansion in science fiction, fantasy, and … Continue reading

Genre and Culture in the Modern Golden Age of Television Pt. 1

A Grand Proclamation *Editors’s Note*: This post is the first of our regular entertainment posts from our new contributor nostoryboard. Check her out on twitter at @mashclash and enjoy this three-part exploration on the issues of culture, race, and gender in the science-fiction stories that are told on TV. Television is exploding in new programming, and … Continue reading

Shared Culture, Shared Pain?

I’m not sure if the tumultuous and volatile nature of our development as a species is hitting a critical mass, but it seems as if the new media age has made certain events impossible to ignore. Since we have access to insane amounts of information instantly, we hold each other to increasingly high expectations when … Continue reading

Black Frankenstein

Sorry I haven’t been posting much recently. Got sold to a new master out in DC and I’ve been learning the ropes. This place alone has inspired many posts in my head so stay tuned. Now on to the story. So Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus” is one of my favorite books. Who … Continue reading

The Best Blogroll in the Universe: The Perfect Square

Website:  http://www.donovanxramsey.com/ Twitter:  http://twitter.com/iDXR Category: Writing/Journalism/Music Description: In its own words: “The Perfect Square provides news, discussion and interactive social analysis born from the actual, lived, experiences of young, Black Americans. Our content is focused on a comprehensive approach to culture, entertainment, news, politics, and education.” Honestly, if you want to learn how to put … Continue reading