Representation

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When I was a little girl, I looked for echoes of myself on television. I didn’t do this consciously, but looking back I can clearly identify what I was doing. Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers? I liked Gadget. Tail Spin? Rebecca.┬áRugrats? Lil. Batman? Harley Quinn. Pick a show with a mixed-sex cast and I went straight for the girl character. …

Lilith’s Brood by Octavia Butler

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Last month I heard that Octavia Butler’s XENOGENESIS TRILOGY, aka LILITH’S BROOD, is in development as a TV series. At the time I had yet to read anything by her, and I figured this was a great opportunity to start. So I bought the first book and got stuck in. Ms. Butler’s books are quite different from what’s popular right …

#PitchWars 2015 Mentee Bio

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(Is my hair straight? Have I got anything in my teeth? Is this thing on? It’s on. Crap.) Hello, Pitch Wars crew! All you amazing, lovely people making this contest possible. I’m a little terrified to be here but also ecstatic to try for a slot. A Little About Me… I am an introvert who forces herself to do extroverted …

On Jon Stewart’s Leaving

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Last night, on my way to watch the GOP debate (I’m a political junkie), I caught a snippet of Rachel Maddow. She was doing a segment on Jon Stewart and the Daily Show, talking about how culturally significant they’ve been. She said she believes they made the country better, and the news media better. http://player.theplatform.com/p/7wvmTC/MSNBCEmbeddedOffSite?guid=n_maddow_bstewart_150806 I don’t think it’s possible …