Media Consumers for Entertainment Equality
Racebending.com talks diversity with the actors and creator of NBC’s comedy, Community!
Actor and comedian Aasif Mandvi spoke out this week about Hollywood’s practice of “whitewashing” (a subset of the practice we’ve nicknamed ‘racebending’ on our website.) Guns blazing, too! Mandvi opened with a satirical editorial on Salon.com, parodying the mindset of Hollywood executives. We’ve posted an excerpt below but make sure to read the entire editorial […]
Deadline reports that Julie Kagawa’s book, The Immortal Rules, has already managed to sell screen rights. The book was published by Harlequin Teen this week. The story is set in the future United States and is about a girl named Allie Sekemoto who is turned into a vampire. The review at Kirkus notes the disconnect […]
Issac Marion’s zombie love story novel Warm Bodies is being adapted into a Hollywood film, but some of the diversity in the novel won’t be following it to the big screen. Warm Bodies was acquired by Summit Entertainment (the same studio that produced The Twilight Saga before Summit Entertainment merged with Lionsgate (the studio that […]
Although this is a bit late, it’s still noteworthy! Last month, Racebending.com attended to WonderCon in Anaheim! Like last year, we were the only Avatar: The Last Airbender fan group with an official table, so we were really excited, especially since The Track Team was there to present the full opening of The Legend of […]
With the advent of a new Avatar and the premiere of The Legend of Korra, long distance Racebending.com co-founders and collaborators Lori Sammy and Marissa Lee got together to watch the online premiere together…on instant message! In what we hope will be the first in a series, we gush over and break down the concepts […]
Our interview with the author of Princeless, the Eisner winning comic that brings a fresh new take to princess !
Our interview with “Korra” composers Jeremy Zuckerman and Benjamin Wynn.
In less that one month, Korra will arrive. Check out the festivities on Korra Nation and Tumblr!
Anyone going to WonderCon? (It’s next weekend, March 16th through 18th, in Anaheim, CA) There’s a lot of programming available for Avatar: The Last Airbender fans and Racebending.com supporters this year! CONVENTION FLOOR Although Nickelodeon and Dark Horse comics are NOT exhibiting this year, Racebending.com will host our fan table (Booth F-09) We’ll have lots of giveaways (past giveaways include stuffed […]