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TV the Diversity Slayer

Everyone knows the feeling: becoming too invested in a television series or movie, only to have (one of) your favorite character killed off. I recently saw Lexa, one of my favorite female characters on The 100, who was only a

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Christie's auction house shows Jasper Johns' "Flag," a pop art rendition of the American flag created in the 1960s that author Michael Crichton bought from the artist in 1973. The painting is one of many in Crichton's collection that will go on the auction block during Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Art sale in New York on May 11-12, 2010. "Flag" has a pre-sale estimate of $10 million to $15 million, but art dealer Richard Feigen said he believed "it'll go through the roof," fetching upwards of $30 million.  (AP Photo/Christie's, File)

Bless the USA, a Concept of Hope

Many people today can no longer stand the United States. Asides from the traveling businesspeople who I envy, Europeans still predominantly deal with the Americans diplomatically and internationally. And for a country that’s so focused on freedom, liberty, and the pursuit of


TTIP’s Evil Sister

While controversies and public resistance keep TTIP gridlocked, a similar agreement (CETA) with Canada has steadily entered the European Union, but has not yet entered the debate. It seems that everything that comes from the United States is bedeviled and


Election Extravaganza!

We’re still about six months away from the coming General Elections. Political junkies have a hard time waiting for the 8th of November to arrive, they need a fix, man! Sure, the primaries offer a good supporting program, but it


No Asian Invasion in Hollywood

While blackface has been heavily criticized and eradicated from Hollywood’s practices, another racist practice persists: yellowface. It might seem logical that Asian actors play roles in Hollywood movies meant to portray people of Asian ethnicity, right? Well, Hollywood does not