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Blackface in Cosplay is (Still) Not Ok 

Because I’ve been seeing the issue come up yet again, I feel I should reiterate my stance on it: Blackface, or any other racial variation of the practice, for cosplay is not ok with me. It’s not ok with many people. It is insensitive. It is odd. And...
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Review: Killing Stalking

**Warning: Spoilers ahead ** It’s not a romance. Let’s get that out of the way right now. Killing Stalking, a manga created by the artist Koogi, is a tale best described as a  psychological horror. One cannot call this story of two deeply troubled individuals, one with severely obsessive tendencies,...
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My AHS: Roanoke Theories

Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD, do not read unless you’ve already seen episodes 1-7 (or unless you don’t give a shit about spoilers).  I fucking love horror, so it only makes sense that I am a huge fan American Horror Story. Coven was my first season, and then I went...
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Dammit, Tim. 

Tim Burton, as a fan, I feel like you just pissed in my cereal, man. I tried, for many years, to pretend that you weren’t just another out-of-touch, willfully ignorant Hollywood disappointment of a with a boner for whiteness and eurocentrism. In fact, when I first heard that you’d...
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10 Black Cosplayers I Love

Title is self explanatory. As a black cosplayer, I’ve experienced some backlash over my choice to sometimes cosplay characters who don’t share my racial background or color. Luckily, seeing other pigmented peeps make some amazing cosplays has helped me truly not give two shits and a sheet of craft...
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RE: “GitS: Is This Really a Case of Whitewashing?”

Background Recently, one of my peers (fellow writer and cosplayer) decided to foolishly play devil’s advocate in discussing the controversy surrounding Scarlett Johansson being cast as Motoko Kusanagi in Hollywood’s upcoming Ghost in the Shell movie. Motoko is a Japanese character, and Johansson is not Japanese (or even...
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Fans and Follows: How to Not Be the Worst 

I know it’s trendy and super cool to have a page dedicated to your copslay, be it on Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram, or other social media networks. I get it. I have a page for each, plus this entire fucking website that includes links to those pages in every article...
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