- Netflix has confirmed that Elodie Yung will return as Elektra for The Defenders. (John)
- What does President Trump mean for feminists? Nothing good, probably, other than as fuel to keep on fighting the good fight. (Ivonne)
- Ashley Williams is the Mass Effect trilogy’s most contentious companion character. Over at GamesRadar, Chris Tursten writes a defense and exploration of the character, and why it’s unfair to just write her off as “space racist.” (Dominik)
For today's musical hit, the ever fabulous Lindsey Stirling and ZZ Ward regales us with "Hold My Heart." (Ivonne)
Today's critical rolls:
1.Have you played Mass Effect and/or Dragon Age? If not, why not?! If yes, who is your favorite companion?
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