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    Gretchen Smail

    Gretchen lives and works in SF as a freelancer. If not at work, is probably off eating ramen, petting dogs, or attempting yoga. Tweets too much at @ubeempress.

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  • Japanese Actress Kaori Momoi Apparently Plays ScarJo’s Mother in Ghost in the Shell

    Japanese Actress Kaori Momoi Apparently Plays ScarJo’s Mother in Ghost in the Shell2

    • July 8, 2016

    In case you were wondering if the live action Ghost in the Shell film could get any more baffling, Associated Press has revealed that the Japanese actress Kaori Momoi is playing the mother of Scarlett Johansson’s Major.

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  • Inspiring Women of Comics!

    Inspiring Women of Comics!1

    Editor’s note: Starting this week and continuing until I run out of people to bug, WWAC will be running short pieces on some of the women working in comics now who are doing innovative or inspiring work. Not just women creators, but women working in comics retail, merchandising, marketing, editorial, journalism, and more. If you would

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  • Where Are All the Women of Color In Geek Media?

    Where Are All the Women of Color In Geek Media?4

    Let’s real talk: it’s tough being a woman of color. You sit at the intersection of both race and gender, and it’s an ongoing process of negotiating those identities and accepting that both parts can work to disadvantage you in different ways. When it comes to representation in film and TV, it often means having

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  • Race and Romance in Daredevil Season Two

    Race and Romance in Daredevil Season Two25

    Netflix’s Daredevil is, on the surface, a pretty progressive show when it comes to romance: Matt Murdock is romantically linked to two women of color, Claire Temple and Elektra Natchios, during the course of two seasons, which is definitely more than can be said about any of the MCU films so far. But a deeper read shows

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