representation matters

Do You Believe in Miracles? Not when it comes to the 1980 US Men’s Hockey Team.

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February 23, 2020

If you know anything about hockey, just from pop culture – you probably know two things. The Mighty Ducks and…

Why Hockey is For Everyone… isn’t.

Note: Despite the tone, I wouldn’t be this harsh if I didn’t love the sport. My two favorite teams are…

#No Confederate, bad ideas, and what censorship isn’t

If you’ve been on Twitter the last two Sundays, you probably saw the hashtag #NoConfederate trending. Confederate is the next…

TRAILER: HIDDEN FIGURES (and raising a kid who asks tough questions)

So one of the downsides to raising socially aware children is that they’re going to ask you uncomfortable questions. The…

The Ancient One is… Celtic?

Marvel, seemingly responding to critics about casting Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One, released the background for the character. Saying…

Marvel’s Doctor Strange Teaser Trailer – My Thoughts!

The Teaser Trailer for Doctor Strange was released today, and I tweeted a bit about this, but I felt like…

The Ultimate (White) Privilege? Being Meryl Streep

Somewhere deep in the drafts folder for this site is a post called “The Privilege of Being Meryl Streep.” I…

I Skipped the Oscars and Patricia Arquette was WRONG.

(I should state that these opinions are my own. They are not a reflection of anyone that I know who…

Whitney Watches: Agent Carter 1.01 & 1.02

It’s been far too long, but I’m back with another vlog – and it’s about Marvel’s Agent Carter – the…

Listen.

My last blog post… I’m not happy with it. It was a reaction, and I was upset. I don’t normally…