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The Problem With Midnight in Paris

The Problem With Midnight in Paris

Have you ever seen a movie you felt was written just for you? When the plot, sense of humor, actors and characters, the music, and even the costumes seem like someone took them right out of your own imagination? That [...]

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Our Favorite (Problematic) Characters

Our Favorite (Problematic) Characters

My favorite problematic character is Belle from Beauty and the Beast. I always liked her when I was younger because she reads books, and I read books! And I was also drawn to the brunette princesses as a brunette myself. [...]

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Problematic Favorites 101 with Supernatural

Problematic Favorites 101 with Supernatural

I wrote about Supernatural for Girls in Capes’ first Problematic Favorite issue last year, and I remember ending it with a hopeful note that maybe things would get better. Female characters wouldn’t be killed after two episodes; the show would [...]

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Art for Hope: Nepal

Art for Hope: Nepal

VIZ Media, the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced a special collaboration with leading design software company Autodesk, Inc. to release ART FOR HOPE: NEPAL, a poignant digital art anthology to benefit the [...]

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On Our List: October 2015

On Our List: October 2015

I love The Martian. I love The Martian. I looooooove The Martian. But we gotta talk about this whitewashing business, because it's getting old and tired and it's 2015, when we should not be hearing about whitewashing in Hollywood anymore. [...]

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The Monogatari Series: A (Problematic) Favorite Anime

The Monogatari Series: A (Problematic) Favorite Anime

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the Monogatari anime series. Anime—it can be so problematic, and yet, I love it so much! Like all forms of media, anime can be entertaining and thought-provoking, but also highly offensive. It contains its [...]

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