Thoughts on the new CBS Supergirl show

I was super excited to watch the pilot for CBS’s Supergirl, so excited that I even cut short errands to watch it in time. In this post, I discuss the highs and lows of the pilot, my hopes for the future of the show, the “girl” thing, as well as representations of female superheroes and action stars in general. *******Some mild spoilers do exist below******* … Continue reading Thoughts on the new CBS Supergirl show

Agent Carter’s Opportunity for Intersectional Feminism

#DiversifyAgentCarter has been an active hashtag since May 8th, when the second season of the hit ABC short series Agent Carter was announced. Set in late 1940’s NYC, the show follows the work of the kick-ass Agent Peggy Carter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) after the disappearance of Captain America. Agent Carter is strongly feminist in that it depicts the struggles of Peggy having … Continue reading Agent Carter’s Opportunity for Intersectional Feminism