- Is this our Roddenberry moment? Nerds of Color’s Shawn Taylor explains how it is, and how we must prevail against the ugliness in America today. (Critical Writ Staff)
- Westworld's Evan Rachel Wood opens up to Rolling Stone about sexual assault, and opens up on Twitter about her experiences and why she doesn't want to remain silent any longer. (Ivonne)
- Rita Repulsa takes over the Power Rangers Twitter account and trolls the Rangers about being whiny. She's better at this than Donald Trump. (Ivonne)
Feminist composer Pauline Oliveros died on Thursday. Prof. Oliveros's haunting soundscapes pushed boundaries at a time when electronic music was still getting its footing. Her Mnemonics III is today's musical hit.
Today's critical rolls:
1. If you could take over someone's Twitter account for a day, who would you troll and why? And how?
— Critical Writ has a super-duper strict comment policy that specifies a single rule above all others: when Nazi apologetics become trendy, remain doggedly unfashionable.