Things We Saw Today: Gabourey Sidibe’s Message to Body Shamers
by Rebecca Pahle | 5:00 pm, January 13th, 2014
Slow clap it out. Via Twitter.
- Supreme Court Renders Arizona’s Abortion Ban Unenforceable (Mediaite)
- Who Gets To Be A Superhero? Race And Identity In Comics (Code Switch)
- Actress Condola Rashad has been cast as Nefertari in Pacific Rim writer Travis Beacham’s Hieroglyph, a fantasy series set in ancient Egypt. Actor Reece Ritchie was previously selected as to play her half-brother the Pharoah. Why do we care? Two actors have been cast so far, and they’re both people of color, making Hieroglyph the only one of the three upcoming projects about the ancient/Biblical era with a cast that’s not (so far) chock-a-block full of white people. Sorry to point that out, Moses Bale (scroll down) and Noah Crowe. (Deadline)
These knit hats by Etsy seller The Lillie Pad will turn your child into either a soul-sucking demon or the paragon of cuteness, depending on your opinion of the Cabbage Patch Kids’ creepiness quotient. (Fashionably Geek)
- Neatorama tells the story of Betty Friedan’s struggle to write The Feminine Mystique.
- Woman Uses Photoshop As A Time Machine To Insert Herself Into Childhood Photos (The Frisky)
- Fans of the Starz/BBC co-production The White Queen will be pleased to know that, while the BBC said no thanks to doing a second season, Starz is “interested” in doing one by itself and is currently “working on looking at story,” according to CEO Chris Albrecht. (Digital Spy)