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Things We Saw Today: For Marvel Editor Sana Amanat, Ms. Marvel Is Very Personal

As part of their 25th Anniversary celebration, SYFY released a 15-part podcast series called SYFY25: Origin Stories, hosted by Adam Savage (Mythbusters). It serves as a nostalgic celebration of all things science fiction and features notable females ruling the sci-fi world such as Sana Amanat (comic book creator and editor, and a director and editor at Marvel Comics), D.C Fontana (television writer and prominent creative force behind Star Trek) and Nnedi Okorafor (international award-winning novelist of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults).

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From revealing personal anecdotes to deep philosophical discussions, there’s something for every fan. Today, they released a portion of Amanat’s interview with an inspiring and awesome animation! After watching that, you can check out the full episode, as well as all the others, HERE. (via email)

  • Christian Siriano is a fashion hero who understands that beauty comes in every shape, size, body type, and with all sorts of differences in ability. (via Teen Vogue)
  • Today in Hollywood Is Still Scared to Pitch Original Material Starring Women, let’s reboot a movie from last year. This time, it’s a female-led reboot of The Nice Guys. Whyyyyy? (via The Hollywood Reporter)
  • Hocus Pocus is being remade, without the original cast, as a Disney Channel TV movie. Thoughts? (via Vanity Fair)
  • In a recent Q&A with author Roxane Gay, Michelle Obama was candid about the recent election, saying “Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own voice.” (via The Root)

That’s what we’ve got for you today! What have you seen out there?

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Teresa Jusino
Teresa Jusino (she/her) is a native New Yorker and a proud Puerto Rican, Jewish, bisexual woman with ADHD. She's been writing professionally since 2010 and was a former TMS assistant editor from 2015-18. Now, she's back as a contributing writer. When not writing about pop culture, she's writing screenplays and is the creator of your future favorite genre show. Teresa lives in L.A. with her brilliant wife. Her other great loves include: Star Trek, The Last of Us, anything by Brian K. Vaughan, and her Level 5 android Paladin named Lal.

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