The Netflix Algorithm Wrote ‘The Princess Switch’ Which Is Why You Should Watch It
It’s the most derivative movie I’ve ever seen, pulling from Parent Trap, Princess Diaries, and those ultra-British baking shows.
We Talked to the 'Ghost in the Shell' Director About Weed, Whitewashing, and Cyberpunk
Rupert Sanders tells us about the journey he went on to make the live-action adaptation of the 1995 anime classic, and the controversy over casting Scarlett Johansson.
A Somali Journal Launched Without Any Somali Editors, Igniting a Debate on White Privilege
The creation of a journal on Somalian and African studies—which doesn't have a single Somalian contributor—is raising questions about whose voices are heard in academia and why.
For MC Lyte, Hip-Hop No Longer Reflects Reality
MC Lyte released the first female rap album in 1988 and her fourth album was the first female rap album to go gold. I talked with the rap pioneer about race and gender within hip-hop culture.
Hip-Hop's First Female MCs Approve of Iggy Azalea
Lisa Lee and Sha-Rock share their thoughts on the "white-washing" of hip-hop.