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]
Have you watched Standard Action? You should watch Standard Action. It’s an RPG-themed webseries that got funding for a third season, so catch up now! Plus you get to look at beautiful Vancouver forests.
Evan Rachel Wood got mad when a scene of her receiving oral sex got cut from her upcoming movie and, as the Province reports, she gave a pretty great Twitter takedown of the Motion Picture Association of America. If you’re interested in learning more about the sexism and homophobia that plagues movie ratings, I highly recommend the documentary This Film is Not Yet Rated.
Want to read about the summer a queer teen of colour went to an all-white, Christian, outdoors camp? Want to read about it in comic form, with lush, Miriam Katin-esque coloured pencil drawings? Then As the Crow Flies is for you!