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Television

No Talk of Calories on the 'Great British Bake Off,' Please

Judge Prue Leith has violated the sanctity of the "Great British Bake Off" tent with something truly terrible: the concept of "calories."
Marie Solis
11.29.18
Culture

‘Latin History for Morons’ Falls Short on the Latinx Experience

Despite John Leguizamo’s attempt to frame the Latinx experience in Netflix's "Latin History for Morons" as monolithic, it isn’t.
Bianca Betancourt
11.8.18
Culture

Please Spare Us From a 'Clueless' Reboot

The iconic 90s film, "Clueless" is set to be remade but we've got a solid case as to why this is a horrible idea.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.26.18
tv

Witchcraft in TV and Movies Has Always Been Gay as Hell

From Willow and Tara in "Buffy" to Sabrina the Teenage Witch's co-parenting aunts, pop culture has always had a magical queer streak.
Sophie Wilkinson
10.18.18
Culture

Netflix's New 'Tales of the City' Series Is Packed With Trans Talent

The highly anticipated Netflix series will feature some of the industry's most talented trans actors, writers, and directors—including Jen Richards, Daniela Vega, and Silas Howard.
Diana Tourjée
10.16.18
Culture

Remember that 'Charmed' Episode About Gender Roles?

When Prue Halliwell turns into a man to lure a testosterone-consuming succubus, the sisters, and really all of us, learn a lesson on stereotypical gender roles.
Shamira Ibrahim
10.15.18
Television

This New Netflix Show Is About an Afro-Colombian, Time-Traveling Teen Witch

"Siempre Bruja" tells the story of a 19-year-old who is burnt at the stake in the 17th century and wakes up in present-day Cartagena.
Zing Tsjeng
10.12.18
Cold Takes

An Ode to Tabitha Lenox, the Forgotten Soap Opera Witch of 'Passions'

"Passions" may have ended 10 years ago, but we're still transfixed by how Tabitha played equal parts Greek chorus to the quaint neighborhood’s conflicts, and arbiter of chaos.
Shamira Ibrahim
10.3.18
Interviews

Director Desiree Akhavan Is Flipping the Script on Coming-Out Stories

The filmmaker behind 'The Bisexual' and 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' is addressing the complexities of sexual orientation in her work. It also coincidentally parallels her real life.
Zing Tsjeng
10.3.18
tv

'Paris Hilton's My New BFF' Was the Best Worst Reality TV Show

On the tenth anniversary of the MTV show, its producers reveal that the chance to win Hilton's friendship was only ever meant to be a joke—albeit one that nobody got.
Sirin Kale
10.3.18
Culture

This Season of 'Insecure' Gave Us the Confident Issa We've Been Waiting For

In season three of "Insecure," our lovable, charming Issa turned 30 and became the self-reliant woman we always knew she could be.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.1.18
Cold Takes

The Squirtle Squad Was a Chosen Family of Homeless Pokémon

Local police unfairly described the Squirtle Squad as a “gang.” But why shouldn’t Squirtle wreak havoc on a society that failed her?
Diana Tourjée
9.20.18
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