This has long been a problem for me in my dating life, as I have a habit of attracting men of color. They think we’re on the same team.
I think the basic problem with “12 Years a Slave” is that, as a book, it violates the cardinal rule of literature: show, don’t tell. Here you have an entire book comprised of telling.
9. I don’t think women are better than men, I think men are a lot worse than women.
26. “Orange is the New Black.”
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When Oprah stops being too busy to look past her own belief system, she might actually learn something from Diana Nyad.
1. “12 Years a Slave”: Best Picture
“We must recall the most important of humanity guidelines: Be polite. Being polite is possibly the greatest daily contribution everyone can make to life on Earth.”
The Disney movies seem oddly interested in captive, passive women suffering in extremis, like a Lars von Trier movie for kids.
11. “A Game of Thrones”: Everyone You Love Will Die