I watched the movie Who’s That Girl? over the weekend. It’s been a couple years, but the film has always left warm fuzzies. Partly, I think this is due to the refreshing main female character – Nikki. Sure, she’s loud-mouthed, obnoxious, a liar, destructive, manipulative, and all sorts of other things.
I’ve been re-reading the Mode series by Piers Anthony and I came upon an interesting stereotype I had to mention. In Fractal Mode, the group of main characters come to a foreign land where men dominate through strong magic that none of the women possess. They keep their reign through brute force, bullying,
Warning: Spoilers abound. After watching X-Men: The Last Stand and Aeon Flux in the same weekend, I’ve come to an observation that has been touched on before with a couple of my friends, but it became very clear after seeing these films. That would be Hollywood’s obsession with badass chicks only getting to have a
I started thinking back to the old shows after a discussion of an 80s classic, and I came to an interesting realization. The media seems to be obsessed with the contrasting peer characters of that of a “princess” (one who always has to look pretty, often snobby, and usually thinks mostly of boys) and a