• Backlight: The Film Industry Is Toxic But There’s Still Hope

    Backlight: The Film Industry Is Toxic But There’s Still Hope0

    • October 22, 2017

    This week, we saw more news around Weinstein (who’s shocked?) but it hasn’t all been grim. People within the industry are standing up and making a difference, whether it’s through sharing their stories, breaking ties with The Weinstein Company, or focusing their efforts on better causes. We also have some exciting and heartwarming projects from

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  • Book Beat: 2017 Man Booker Prize and More Genius Grant Winners

    Book Beat: 2017 Man Booker Prize and More Genius Grant Winners0

    • October 19, 2017

    Hi all, Stephanie here! This week’s Book Beat may seem to be all over the place, but there are two themes that a lot of this news shares: diversity and change. I’m a pretty outspoken supporter for diversity, but I’m less enthused about change in general. I’ve especially been trying to embrace change in my

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  • Get Your Game On Wednesday: Money (and Loot Boxes) are the Root of All Evil

    Get Your Game On Wednesday: Money (and Loot Boxes) are the Root of All Evil0

    • October 18, 2017

    It’s Wednesday, once again, and I’ve got the gaming news you crave. From ongoing conversations about difficulty to the morality of loot boxes, this has been a wild couple of weeks in the gaming community. It all gets exhausting sometimes, so I’ve been spending some time revisiting Stardew Valley on the Switch, which is the

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  • Backlight: Further Weinstein Repercussions and Twitter Boycotts

    Backlight: Further Weinstein Repercussions and Twitter Boycotts2

    • October 15, 2017

    These past two weeks it’s become increasingly clear that Hollywood is run by a handful of rich, disgusting, decrepit old white men; luckily, many in Hollywood are now coming forward to criticize the culture of abuse and harassment. Here’s hoping all these painful conversations will lead to further change in the industry. We also have

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  • Book Beat: Genius Grants and the Accidental Belle Sauvage

    Book Beat: Genius Grants and the Accidental Belle Sauvage0

    • October 12, 2017

    Welcome, fellow readers! This is Paige, one of the junior book section editors here at WWAC. I’ll be filling in on Book Beat this week, so forgive me in advance for any shortcomings in my reporting. The book world moves a mile a minute, yet our Book Beat writers always capture the most exciting industry

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  • Previously on Comics: Living in a Hellscape

    Previously on Comics: Living in a Hellscape0

    Seems like every time I sit down to write one of these, I gotta lead with people in positions of power in the comics industry using that power to punch down. We start the week off with Action Lab. Sorry, Action Lab Danger Zone, because the first thing that both bearers of the Action Lab name

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