Gemma: So what’s been on your watching plate lately? Rasha: Well, I’ve been working on a lot of longer writing projects, as you know, and then just needing to clear a lot of other work, so TV’s been on in the background. I binge-watched Queen Sugar while revising my chapter. I recommend it. G: Yes, […]
Rasha: Finally, queerness. San Junipero heaven or just fake escape? S3 less Lars von Trier, Our tech choices still horror. Gemma: Well, we’re just mired in technofascism, still, now aren’t we? Waldo isn’t really a joke now. Funny how that happens.
Gemma: Ugh, this episode, no. Rasha: Really? G: Yeah, I was annoyed all around. R: I’m a little excited about twin Petra. Grump to me. G: Yeah, twin Petra has some merit, definitely, but the bachelorette-party randomly appearing Asian stereotype was enough to set me off for a while. R: Weird/genius Angela? G: Yup. R: […]
Gemma: HOLY SH!T THE MADNESS THAT IS THIS SHOW. Rasha: Dude, I’m sure that given the wide-ranging conspiracy theories put forth by the millions of viewers of this show, someone has speculated about Wes killing his mom. I was not one of them. Do we want to believe that? I don’t. G: I’d never thought […]
Gemma: So had you read or encountered the comics? Rasha: I was just going to say upfront that I have not read any of the comics–not Jessica Jones by Bendis, not any of the Daredevil corner of the Marvel Universe, not Luke Cage, not the Defenders. I will fess up right now in a blanket […]
Rasha: So, I’ll start by saying two things: One, since I haven’t seen Birth of a Nation, this might be the most racist film I’ve ever watched. Two, even on its own terms, I’m not sure what this film is trying to accomplish. Gemma: What would you say “its own terms” were? R: That’s a […]