- The blog Hyperallergic has an excellent play-by-play explanation of the controversy at Marvel that resulted in Indonesian artist Ardian Syaf being fired. This blog post discusses the specific scenes in X-men Gold that were references to current politics in Indonesia that slipped by US Editors, and the specific passage in the Quran that were referenced. (G. Willow Wilson's post explaining the Quran passage in question is also worth reading)
- Wbur's blog The ARTery discusses how Ladyfest Boston channeled punk rock feminism, but also deals with diversity issues.
For today's musical hit, we have Loone and "River's Our Blood"
Today's critical rolls: It's Friday! What are you big plans for the weekend?
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