Weekend Reading List: Racebending and the Red Viper
So. Game of Thrones is coming back April 6th, and guys, GUYS, Dorne and the Red Viper and the Sand Snakes and I can’t even. It’s going to be amazing. Almost as amazing as this Vine of Oberyn Martell fighting with Capoeira. CAPOEIRA. I can’t. I just can’t.
This discussion of race and superhero comics, which focuses primarily on the X-Men, deals with everything from race-bending in cosplay to appropriating marginalized struggles with an all-white cast of characters. It’s pretty great. [NPR Code Switch]