We are in desperate need of an antidote to the times in which we live. Thankfully, the folks at Feminist Frequency are providing one with their all-new series (and follow-up to the recently-ended Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games) The FREQ Show. The first episode, "Whitewashing," was released this week, and you can check it out after the jump!Read More
After the success of HBO's Insecure and her Awkward Black Girl web series, star Issa Rae is using her platform to shine a light on other projects from black creatives.Read More
If you've been jonesing for more Elena "Yo-Yo" Rodriguez from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., you won't have to look far to find her.Read More
The Mary Sue Exclusive: Sandra Daugherty, aka Sex Nerd Sandra, Joins the Cast of Digital Series Incredible Girl
We've mentioned the upcoming digital series Incredible Girl here at The Mary Sue before. Today, this feminist, sex-positive, LGBTQIA-inclusive series has a big announcement that may especially appeal to the podcast fans among you. Sandra Daugherty, aka sex educator and podcaster Sex Nerd Sandra, is joining the cast!Read More
A bit tired of those beauty-as-goodness and marriage-as-happiness themes we see in fairytales? Feminist Fairytales is a web series that retells some classic fairytales with a feminist twist.Read More
"Loads of fart jokes, loads of burp jokes, what more does a kid want?"
John Boyega will voice a character on the new Nickelodeon UK and Ireland show, Tinkershrimp & Dutch alongside Sam Riley, Darren Evans, and Alex Lowe.Read More
OK, so that's not entirely accurate. Their new film is called Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (which is pretty much the same thing), and Paramount Pictures just released this first look at Fey and Freeman from the film. Check out more info and a full photo gallery at ComingSoon.net!Read More
If you love time-travel, swordplay, and female-led projects, you will love Pike and Trident! Created and produced by writer Patty Jean Robinson and co-director Kim Turney and co-directed by fight choreographer Jan Bryant, Pike and Trident is the story of two women who annoy the living bejeezus out of each other who are forced to travel through time together to retrieve lost artifacts. Check out their first episode, "A Viking We Will Go!", above!Read More
"How hard is it to portray a three-dimensional woman of color on television or in film?"
"Where is Issa Rae's HBO show?" I've been asking since I heard HBO approved the actress' show, Insecure, back in 2013. In an interview from New York Times, Rae discusses an unwillingness to compromise on her artistic vision and I love her for it.Read More
Things We Saw Today: Japanese Fans Emblazon Their Love of Star Wars: The Force Awakens In a Rice Paddy
Check out this awesome, intricate ode to Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a Japanese rice paddy.Read More
"Nothing like coming of age in a world where all the good Twitter names are gone, 'cause you were born too late..."
What happens when four online gamers meet up in real life and move in together? No, I'm not talking about some weird The Guild sequel. I'm talking about Gen Zed, an animated series for the millennial generation about four young adults who grew up -- and wondered why they bothered. The series won't be available online until late 2015, but you can check out their first ever trailer above!Read More
Artist Justine (@laurapetries on Twitter) drew this adorable interpretation of Hayley Atwell and Ming-Na Wen at C2E2, and The Cavalry herself took notice. We did, too.Read More
Ladies need space.
It started when Nicole Keating - creator, writer, and one of the stars of Space Happens - was playing Dungeons and Dragons. It was shortly before The Guild and just after the release of Serenity when the wheels started turning for Keating, leading her and a talented team of Chicago-based women to create what has turned out to be a smart, funny, unapologetically feminine sci-fi comedy from a millennial perspective.Read More
[Updated] Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk Raising Funds for New Series: “It’s the Quickest Way to See Us Back on a Spaceship”
Shut up and take my money!
Firefly's Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk are collaborating on a web series about convention life and sci-fi stars, but that's not relevant to your interests, right? No. Certainly not.Read More
We were pretty excited after seeing the trailer for the Felicia Day/Bryan Singer produced Geek & Sundry webseries, Spooked. Now we're happy happy to bring you the premiere episode! The cast features some familiar faces and Alison Haislip and Dichen Lachman are guest-starring this time around. Enjoy! Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Team Announces Frankenstein M.D., A Web Series Starring…Victoria Frankenstein
I've never considered this particular application of Rule 63 before, but...yes. Yes. Let her explore unknown powers, and unfold to the world the deepest mysteries of creation! Pemberley Digital, the production company behind The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Emma Approved, has joined forces with PBS Digital Studios to create a reimagined version of Mary Shelley's masterpiece. The official announcement describes the series' title character as "an obsessive, eccentric prodigy determined to prove herself in the male-dominated fields of science and medicine." For if she cannot inspire love, she will cause fear! (I know, I know. That's a monster quote.)Read More
This is just like magic!
It’s the fanfic that lives in infamy: My Immortal, aka "the worst fanfic ever written," in which Hogwarts student Ebony "Enoby" Dark'ness Dementia Raven Way dates Draco Malfoy, hates on preps, and is obsessed with "goff" bands like My Chemical Romance. More recently, it’s become a web series by Mediajunkie Studios. Enoby's back in the first episode of season two, in which she gets distracted from her "goffik" band by her boyfriend Tom "My friends just call me Satan... If I had friends" Riddle. Get watching, you preps. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
This is just like magic!
My Immortal: The worst fanfic to ever exist. Needless to say, we were a little excited when the adventures of Ebony Dark'ness Dementia Raven Way—Hogwarts student, Goth (or "goff"), enemy of preps everywhere—was made into a webseries that kept all the melodrama, OOC characterization, and spelling errors ("Vlodemort") that made the original... er... great. Season two of My (Immortal) is on its way, and you can watch the trailer above. If you missed out on the first season, A) you're a horrible prep, and B) you can catch it behind the jump.Read More
The Mary Sue Exclusive
Teal Sherer (of The Guild fame) is back with a second season of her successfully Kickstarted comedy web series, My Gimpy Life, directed by Sean Becker. What new, ridiculous things will people say when they meet our star? Which other "famous types" can we expect to see? Find out in this world premiere of the trailer and then hit the jump for our exclusive chat with Sherer!Read More