I have many issues with Disney’s live-action Aladdin. In my opinion, the film whitewashed and watered-down Middle Eastern culture to form a movie deemed palatable to the typical Hollywood audience. However, while Aladdin is fictional content, actor Mena Massoud found himself involved in a real-life example of cultural appropriation involving Palestine and Israel. Read our […]
Fans of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can look forward to owning a comic book which depicts her as a superhero. AOC has also responded to being portrayed in such a manner. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
A couple weeks ago, anime fandom was shaken when long time whispered accusations against voice actor Vic Mignogna were published by the Anime News Network. The accusations against Vic Mignogna are nothing new. The piece by ANN has pushed the conversation out in the open, but I recall chatter on forum boards and in private […]
I’m not one of the usual book reviewers here at the Geekiary, but I couldn’t pass up A Day In The Life of Marlon Bundo. I’m a big fan of children’s books that promote diversity, and this one is donating their proceeds to The Trevor Project and AIDS United. It also has the added bonus […]
When disaster struck after Hurricane Harvey, many celebrities and fandom spaces took it upon themselves to help others in any way that they could. Most have chosen to use their power to raise funds for aid groups, but others have used social media to create a new and unique approach to help facilitate rescue efforts. […]
“Let’s fill the crowd with heroes!” That’s the hopeful message of Cosplayers Rally Against Hate, a group of Arizona-based cosplayers planning to join protests surrounding a visit from the President on Tuesday. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
The first edition of Haawiyat, an Arabic-language comic created by the non-profit group CYRIC, has reached Turkey and is being distributed to Syrian children who were displaced by violence in their homeland. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
This Saturday is the March for Science, and it’s absolutely the nerdiest bit of activism I’ve ever been involved in. It’s pretty fantastic. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
Although The Geekiary is going ‘dark’ tomorrow as part of the “Day Without A Woman” for International Women’s Day, we still wanted to do something to *mark* the day. Although our bios are available year-round on The Geekiary’s Team page, we decided that it would be fun to give you a bit more background on […]
For the past couple of years I’ve gone to San Diego Comic Con as the guest of a professional friend, a New Zealand native who works in the film industry. We’ll call her Carrie. Two days ago I got this message: “I’m starting to worry about traveling to the States. I’ve seen a couple of […]