Category Archives: Media

Proxy Whites

DISCLAIMER: This is a controversial topic. The term may cause insults to many, especially those who may fit into the “proxy” white category through no fault of their own (after all, you can’t change what you are). Realistically, the blame … Continue reading

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The Niqab In A Liberal Society

This post is late. It was due in October 2015, during the Canadian federal elections. The now-defeated Conservative government, led by then Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, sought a judicial decree to get the niqab banned from all citizenship ceremonies.  The … Continue reading

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5 Movies Hollywood Should Remake With Non-White People

1. She, 1965—there have been three known movies based on the popular nineteenth-century novel by British author, Henry Rider Haggard (King Solomon’s Mines). The best-known version starred the first bond girl, Ursula Andress, as the frigid queen of a mythical … Continue reading

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Bangkok KFC Commercial

So, the ad makers knew enough about American culture to associate black people with fried chicken, but not enough to know that black people find the fried chicken stereotype offensive?  It bothers me when people who make these offensive videos/commercials/Ads … Continue reading

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All the Real ‘Girls’: White People’s Problems, Cont’d

Girls is supposed to revolutionize TV by putting the “real” lives of young women out there. It’s creator (Lena Dunham) is supposed to be witty and the show is supposed to be half-an-hour of sarcasm and narcissism, supposedly lost to the characters, but … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston, 1963-2012

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The 2012 South Carolina Republican Debates

For the first time, I decided to tune into a Republican nomination debate. Normally, I try to avoid American politics as much as possible. Let’s be honest, it’s messy, nasty and somewhat teeth-grinding. Watching American politics debates and speeches is … Continue reading

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