Things We Saw Today: Gail Simone Schools Ignorant Comics Fans On How Facts Work Re: Wonder Woman’s Queerness
Dear, I WROTE Wonder Woman, and I can tell you we’ve been saying this for years, and it goes all the way back to her origins. Nice try. https://t.co/ld7h8KfCrn
— GAIL SIMONE (@GailSimone) October 3, 2016
The comics world has been abuzz with the official confirmation that Wonder Woman is queer…but not everyone is happy about it, or even acknowledges it as true. Thankfully, frequent Wonder Woman writer, Gail Simone, is there on Twitter to lay the smackdown on comics readers who think they can choose which confirmed facts to believe.
- And speaking of Twitter, the #LastTimeTrumpPaidTaxes hashtag allowed people to not only express their frustration with one of our current US Presidential candidates, but to relive some 1990s nostalgia. (via Pajiba)
- Over at our sister site, Law Newz, they cover an awkward interview filmmaker Nate Parker did recently that discusses the sexual assault allegations against him.
- Cult favorite vampire comedy What We Do In the Shadows is coming to TV as a spin-off series. (via Den of Geek)
- The Notorious RBG has dropped some life knowledge over at The New York Times. Who better to dole out life advice? (via Jezebel)
And lastly, here’s John Oliver’s take on Donald Trump’s treatment of former Miss Universe winner, Alicia Machado. (via The Hollywood Reporter)
That’s it for this Monday’s Internet! What did you all see today?
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