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Surprise, Battlefield Hardline Makes a Game of Police Militarization
Video Games

Surprise, Battlefield Hardline Makes a Game of Police Militarization

Compared to Call of Duty, EA’s Battlefield series is the marginally more realistic military shooter franchise. The upcoming newest installment, Battlefield Hardline, lives up to its family’s “I shot fifteen men and healed my wounds by waiting behind a park bench” traditions, but its setting is one predicated on an issue that recently has become … Continue reading

Black Kids Don’t Have to Be College-Bound for Their Deaths to Be Tragic
News / Race

Black Kids Don’t Have to Be College-Bound for Their Deaths to Be Tragic

Via The Root: Another unarmed black boy has been shot down by police. Absorbing the ongoing news of the investigation Monday morning, I listened to eyewitness interviews and looked on as the media flashed pictures of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old gunned down by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer over the weekend. The repeated refrain in … Continue reading

Gay Marriage and Weed Have Gone Mainstream. When Will Abortion?
Feminism / Health

Gay Marriage and Weed Have Gone Mainstream. When Will Abortion?

One of the simplest ways to see how progress is happening (or not happening) is to observe attitudes around issues. Nothing against weed, but weed will probably be legalized in all states before abortion, and the thought of that makes me crazy. I’m all about weed, in the most casual, recreational, and fun sense of it. I understand … Continue reading

These Disney Princesses Reimagined As Other Stuff Are So Inspiring
Art / Internet / Movies

These Disney Princesses Reimagined As Other Stuff Are So Inspiring

You can thank artist Danny Barracuda for some extremely unique and inspiring nostalgia and pop-culture mashups, which you’ve definitely never seen before and are not tired of. Cinderella as a Planned Parenthood Clinic Escort Jasmine as Lea Salonga Aurora as Mathilda from Leon the Professional Mulan as Prince Zuko Belle as Criss Angel Pochahontas as a Falcon Snow … Continue reading