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    Jamie Kingston

    Jamie Kingston is a Native New Yorker, enduring a transplant to Atlanta. She’s a lifelong comic fan, having started at age 13 and never looked back, developing a decades-spanning collection and the need to call out the creators when she expects better of them. Her devotion extends to television, films, and books as well as the rare cosplay. She sates her need to create in a number of ways including being an active editor on the TV Tropes website, creating art and fan art, and working on her randomly updating autobiographical web comic, Orchid Coloured Glasses. As a woman of color, she considers it important to focus on diversity issues in the media. She received the Harpy Agenda micro-grant in November of 2015 for exceptional comics journalism by a writer of color.

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  • WarGames: The Only Winning Move Is Still Not to Play

    WarGames: The Only Winning Move Is Still Not to Play0

    WarGames is a late 20th century film that puts the lie to adults scoffing that teens care about nothing other than food, fooling around, and enjoying the latest pop culture fads. Surprise, surprise: teens don’t want to die in a nuclear holocaust either. Teens are as capable of empathy, love, regret, guilt and fear as any adult —

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  • Get Out (Of Your Comfort Zone)

    Get Out (Of Your Comfort Zone)0

    Get Out  Jordan Peele (director/writer), Toby Oliver (cinematography) Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Lil Rel Howery, Keith Stanfield (cast) January 23, 2017 (Sundance), February 24, 2017 (United States) It is inaccurate to call Get Out a horror film. There is horror — on multiple levels, but that’s not all there is to the movie. It’s more of a horror suspense melange with so

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  • Why You Should Start Watching Steven Universe NOW

    Why You Should Start Watching Steven Universe NOW1

    Three years ago, Cartoon Network introduced a show called Steven Universe. I recall my first impression from the commercials as being—well, not impressed. “It’s another show centering another cis male white character,” I sighed to myself. “Nobody ever wants to try anything new or groundbreaking.” But then I heard the show was by a woman

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  • Civil War II: Many Losers but Princess Sparklefists Wins

    Civil War II: Many Losers but Princess Sparklefists Wins1

    Civil War II had a lot of promise in its premise: that there’s another issue important enough to the superhero community that they would take sides and fight over it. In this case, it’s the Terrigen cloud released by the Inhumans on Earth, which turned one regular kid into an Inhuman with a power that

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