An essay I wrote in 2016 about not being able to fly after a TCK lifetime of airplane travel.
And while Bill Skarsgård’s Pennywise is interesting and different from Tim Curry’s iconic one, he is not enough to redeem this movie.
“The fact that President Trump refuses to condemn these hate crimes across the board in a timely manner only emboldens those who have their own crimes in the works.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, March 2017.
“Ultimately, the term ‘East Indian’ is a remnant of archaic geopolitical Eurocentric positioning and shouldn’t be used at all in a modern context, unless you are talking about people from the eastern part of India. To use it in any other context is playing to Orientalist — and yes, racist — othering of not only people from India, but also Native American populations throughout North America who shouldn’t still be called ‘Indian’ at all.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, Jan 2017.
The title says it all. My 45th article for Huffington Post.