Showing posts from September, 2016

Military Recruitment and Hollywood

The sequel to the 1996 mega-blockbuster "Independence Day" hit theaters this summer but there was something a little strange about many of the trailers. What looks like a clever marketing campaign centered on joining the fictional "Earth Space Defense" was actually a cross-branded recruitment tool for the US Army. It’s part of a multi-million dollar joint advertising venture between 20th Century Fox and the United States Military.

Thunderf00t the Cherrypicker

So where's Zarya?


Feminist Frequency channel:

All the Slender Ladies: Body Diversity in Video Games

Lingerie is not Armor - Tropes vs Women in Video Games

Jade - Positive Female Characters in Video Games

Damsel in Distress: Part 3 - Tropes vs Women in Video Games

Is TED-Ed's Frog Riddle Wrong?

Couldn't resist doing this.

Talking About: Racial Comparisons

like tedtalks but better