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Posts by Carrie Tupper

  1. Legend of Korra Recap: “Old Wounds” and “Original Airbenders”

    Chapters 6 and 7!

    Our weekly recap continues!

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  2. Legend of Korra Recap: “In Harm’s Way” and “The Metal Clan”

    Chapters 4 and 5!

    This area will continue to be a leaked episode spoiler free zone!

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  3. Legend of Korra Premiere Mega-Recap: The Winds of Change

    Korra's got her groove back.

    I recently had to re-watch the finale of the second book, and in watching it, I was reminded of how weird it felt. I know I'm not alone in thinking that Book 2: Spirits felt a little off. Considering how the show spent so much time fascinated with the spirit world it's little wonder that the story fell short. Let's face it, we all knew the team behind Avatar could do better. Thankfully, the sophomore slump is over, if the first three episodes of book 3 are any indication!

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  4. A History of Women in Animation Part Two: Working Mothers of a Medium

    History of Women in Animation Part Two!

    Last time, we looked at the first women to shove their way into the animation industry (and you can read more in depth information on them

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  5. A History of Women in Animation: Mothers of a Medium


    When I first decided to do this article, I was naive. With all the modern resources at my fingertips, I thought finding information on the ladies behind animation would be super easy. “Oh, you sweet summer child,” has run through my head a few times, as I struggled to find even the most basic pieces of information. Standard books used for animation history classes barely mentioned women in passing, much less their achievements. Because of the technical nature of animation, there is an underlying sense of sexism which is not unlike the sexism that exists in the tech space. This is true even today, where it’s not uncommon to be one of a handful of girls within a studio setting. The lack of notable female animation professionals within history only reinforces this assumption that it is ‘boys club’ industry. As a result, the names of women who have moved the industry forward have faded. This is my attempt to bring them back into the spotlight.

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