I’ve started writing for Paste Wrestling about quotas being the only way World Wrestling Entertainment will diversify, that supporting WWE financially may mean supporting the Trump administration, why they need a women’s Royal Rumble match and the inequality that still remains in women’s wrestling.
I also wrote about shine theory in WWE. [Intergender World Champs]
And I attended Donald Trump’s inauguration and the Women’s March in Washington D.C. and wrote about it for SBS Life.
How Carrie Fisher became the face of the Women’s March. [Vanity Fair]
Women filmgoers are largely responsible for Passengers flopping. But has Hollywood stopped to realised why we’re sick of rapey storylines and how we express satisfaction with our money? [Bibliodaze]
Beyonce, Kim, Taylor and Trump: how celebrity changed in 2016. [The Ringer]
“Such films are perfect vehicles for a Trumpian understanding of the world, one in which there are clear winners and clear losers, where environmental concerns disappear and the virility of the male ego (and, by extension, the American self-image) matters above all else. Where root causes of conflict go unaddressed; where nuance and reading and knowledge are denigrated as the provenance of intellectual sissy fools. These films ‘flatten journalism into a GIF,’ Nicholson argues. ‘They frighten me.'” [Buzzfeed]
Finding solace in the Final Girl as an abuse survivor. [Birth Movies Death]