The official first look into Amazon Prime's new series The Rings of Power was released recently and, as expected, the racists are angry. They are angry because the cast isn't all white. [cue: shock] Quick note: if you would like to view this post in video form, check it out on YouTube here! Image is … Continue reading Colonialism in Lord of the Rings
Antisemitism, like any other form of bigotry, flourishes in the demonization of the "other". When all you see is a harmful stereotype, it's easier to forget that someone is human.
Why does this happen? And why do we as a society apparently love it?
A while back, I wrote an essay for a Gothic Literature class on Dracula and sexuality. References to Freud were a requirement for the assignment... but it still turned out good! I hope you enjoy this academic delve into the world's most classic vampire. (For anyone who's curious, yes I got an A on this … Continue reading Dracula and the Expression of Repressed Sexuality