2016

IN ORDER FROM MOST TO LEAST RECENT.

DECEMBER

2016’s Cultural Battleground – Evan’s Account

2016’s Cultural Battleground – Gordon’s Account

The Swinton-Cho Letters, Part 2: Putting Down a Resurrected Argument or: When Isn’t Art Political?

The Swinton-Cho Letters, Part 1: What Went Down and How We’ve Responded

2 Broke Girls, S6E11 “And the Planes, Fingers and Automobiles”: A TV Review

Graffiti: A Short Film Review

2 Broke Girls, S6E10 “And the Himmicane”: A TV Review

Irregular Joe: Why Biden Shouldn’t Be President

For Your Consideration: Ned Leeds/Ganke in the Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer

Making Till We Meet Again: Emrhys Cooper Explains What It’s Like Being the Bad Guy [In Relationships and Abroad]

2 Broke Girls, S6E9 “And the About FaceTime”: A TV Review

The CWR Christmas Wish List

Making Till We Meet Again: Backpacking and Screenwriting with Johan Matton

NOVEMBER

Making Till We Meet Again: Director Bank Tangjaitrong on Filming Your Home Country

Our Fascist Overlords (So Far…)

Till We Meet Again: A Film Review

2 Broke Girls, S6E8 “And the Duck Stamp”: A TV Review

What Does St. Augustine Have to Do With Social Justice?

2 Broke Girls, S6E7 “And the Sophie Doll”: A TV Review

The President. Not My President.

Asian Comic Book Fan Watches Doctor Strange…: An Addendum

2 Broke Girls, S6E6 “And the Rom-Commie”: A TV Review

NEON: Our Illuminating Interview with Director Mark Blackman

Asian Comic Book Fan Watches Doctor Strange with Low Expectations of Racial Representation, Is Unsurprised but Writes Blog Post Anyway

2 Broke Girls, S6E5 “And the College Experience”: A TV Review

OCTOBER

Will You Really Be Afraid This Halloween?

2 Broke Girls, S6E4 “And the Stepmama Drama”: A TV Review

NEON: A Short Film Review

Re: “Black Lives Matter and White Privilege”

2 Broke Girls, S6E3 “And the 80’s Movie”: A TV Review

An Open Letter To The First Lady

Miley Cyrus Bashing Supergirl Justifies Exactly Why We Need It

2 Broke Girls, S6E1-2 “And the Two Openings: Parts One & Two”: A TV Review

CWR’s Halloween Recommendations IV

SEPTEMBER

The Magnificent Seven vs. The Historical Negationism of Westerns

In Ophelia‘s Seat: A Q&A with Ali Mueller About Her Interview

In Ophelia’s Seat: Anthony Garland Explains the Film’s Name, Length, and Even Its Genre

Ophelia: A Short Film Review

Don’t Call the Shooter “Crazy”: Toxic Masculinity, Mental Illness Stigma, and the Red-Herring’s of Mass Shootings

AUGUST

Why I’m Thankful I Had the Opportunity to Write For CWR and Why I’m Stepping Down Now

The French War On Religious Freedom

What Happened to Comic Book Resources?

When Life Gives You Don Lemon IV: If A Lemon Tree Falls In The Forest…

One of the Reasons Our Guest Writer Left Facebook: Not-Quite-A-Counterpoint About Online Opinions

Notes from Underwater: Surviving a Psychiatric Stay

Covering the Hijab at the Rio Olympics

Listening, Communication, and Police Brutality

Sorry, Clinton- These Are The First Women To Have Run For President

We Can’t Get No Satisfaction: Yet Another Millennial Throws His Peers Under the Bus

If We Whined About Other Groups The Same Way We Whine About Black Lives Matter

JULY

4 Reasons Why You Should Watch Ghostbusters 

There Are Actual Newts Less Slimy Than Gingrich

Asian-American Creators in Comic Books As Of July 16th: 2 Out of 3 Ain’t Bad

Who Killed Archie? Solve The Riddle to Save Our Marriage

Was It Justified? A Helpful Flow Chart On Whether Or Not That Black Dude Should’ve Been Gunned Down

Why TF2 Doesn’t Have Female Characters [And Overwatch Does]

The 3 Best Pieces of Advice I’ve Received in 3 Years of Marriage

Bernie and Rebecca and Melissa Kent: On Her Directorial Debut, Its Creation, And More to Come

Bernie and Rebecca: A Short Film Review

JUNE

Why Do I Love Graphic Novels (When I Was Never Really Into Comics)?

CWR’s Brexit Breakdown

Discoveries Through Dating – Online and Otherwise

The Evolving Feminism of Game of Thrones: Evidence that Viewers Can Change Problematic Television

Gunnin’ For The Right To Bear Arms

For Your Consideration: Adam Prosser Interviews Warcraft Director Duncan Jones

Florida Massacres and Alligator Tears

In With the Old [And In With the New]: The Silver Lining of Intertextuality

Does the Reaction to the Stanford Rapist Signal a Cultural Shift?

Why I Left Facebook

Violence And The Feminine Mystique (This Is Why We Can’t Have Terrible Things)

Assigned Watching, Full Post Coming Soon

Hollywood’s Cover-Ups or Indonesia’s Castration Method: How Should We Deal With Pedophiles?

MAY

The Real Meaning of Christmas Memorial Day

“You Might as Well Have [insert character here] Be [insert 2-4 minority types here]!”

What is a Doul-a and What Do We Do?

The Deepwater Horizon Film Reminds us That Hollywood is Still a Propaganda Machine

Asimov, Vonnegut, & Wendy’s: I For One Welcome Our Robot Overlords

2 Broke Girls, S5E22 “And the Big Gamble”: A TV Review

Why I Know “I’ll Be Back” to Watching 90’s Action Movies When I Have Kids

The Year of Living Anarchically

How Hollywood is Foretelling the Future While Still Falling on the Wrong Side of History

2 Broke Girls, S5E21 “And the Ten Inches”: A TV Review

The Trans Pacific Partnership: A Threat to Canadian Taxes, Food Security, Democracy, and More

If Protecting Women Against Sexual Assault was the Point, Bathroom Preference Wouldn’t Be Our Main Focus

The State of the Revolution

APRIL

Free State of Mind: Andrew Govender Discusses Acting, Tradition, and Religion

2 Broke Girls, S5E20 “And the Partnership Hits the Fan”: A TV Review

Opportunity or Catastrophe? Weighing in on the Upcoming Legalization of Pot in Canada

A Rather Fortuitous Event

“Kimmy Goes to a Play” as a Conversation Between Tina Fey and Asian American Activists

2 Broke Girls, S5E19 “And the Attack of the Killer Apartment”: A TV Review

Can Casting Choices Promote Global Cultural Dominance? A Possible Explanation for Whitewashing in Cinema

Making is a Click Away: 3 Kid-Friendly Maker Projects I Can’t Wait to Use in a Classroom

My Problem With Ghost in the Shell (In A Nutshell)

Free State of Mind: Actress Nicola Breytenbach on Getting in Character

Free State of Mind: Behind the Scenes with Producer Terwadkar Rajiv

2 Broke Girls, S5E18 “And the Loophole”: A TV Review

Eight Things I Learned in Indonesia

Not so Nice After All: 4 Examples of Racist Canadian History That You May Never Have Heard Of

Five Requests Of An Angry Young Man

Stereotypes and Tokenism: What Daredevil Did Wrong and What Riverdale Appears to Be Doing Right

2 Broke Girls, S5E17 “And the Show and Don’t Tell”: A TV Review

How to Procrastinate Effectively (According to Kat)

What Would Make For A Good Christian Film?

Free State: A Film Review

MARCH

2 Broke Girls, S5E16 “And the Pity Party”: A TV Review

How To Fix American Horror Story

A Non-Female Writer’s Opinion About That Wonder Woman Promo Picture

Why I Can’t Wait to be a Teacher

JK Rowling’s Problem With America

2 Broke Girls, S5E15 “And the Great Escape”: A TV Review

5 Privileges I’m Thankful for on International Women’s Day (and That I Want All Women to Enjoy)

Escaping Trump’s America: One Writer’s Harrowing Tale of Survival

For Your Consideration: Asian Doctor Strange, Courtesy of Kurt Busiek

2 Broke Girls, S5E14 “And You Bet Your Ass”: A TV Review

The Power of Twitter Showcased at the Oscars: #OscarsSoWhite, #YesAllWomen, and #AskHerMore

FEBRUARY

Asian Iron Fist: Point, Counterpoint, and My Two Cents

2 Broke Girls, S5E13 “And the Lost Baggage”: A TV Review

#FreeKesha Matters, Even When Other Women Are Being Threatened With Acid Attacks and Stoning

Not Everybody Got A Trophy

Running the Race on The Bachelor

2 Broke Girls, S5E12 “And the Story Telling Show”: A TV Review

Librarian Book Smack: A Culture War Report

A Special Place In Hell For Madeleine Albright

Angoulême, #OscarsSoWhite, and the Possibility of Change

2 Broke Girls, S5E11 “And the Booth Babes”: A TV Review

Filmmaker Christine Welsh on Tracing Her Heritage in Women In the Shadows

Why Hillary Shouldn’t Be President

Trump Temptation: The Billionaire & The Bellboy: A Book Review

2 Broke Girls, S5E10 “And the No New Friends”: A TV Review

“Hymn for the Weekend”: Appreciation, Appropriation, and the Exotic Black Woman

JANUARY

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Caucus

Rowling’s Wizarding World: Just As Small As Ours, Unfortunately

The Remnants of Colonization in La Loche: What Kind of Factors Lead to Tragedy?

2 Broke Girls, S5E9 “And the Sax Problem”: A TV Review

Black to the Oscars

The Character Assassination of Sam Wilson by the Publisher Marvel Comics

2 Broke Girls, S5E8 “And the Basketball Jones”: A TV Review

What the Modern Sitcom Says about Millennials, Our Fears, and Our Obsession with Love

Bigotry, Borders, & Beyond

Celebrity Mortality and Actual Emotion

2 Broke Girls, S5E7 “And the Coming Out Party”: A TV Review

We’ll Never Be Royals: Why We Need to Kick Our Obsession With the British Monarchy

The 2015 Evan Yeong Literary Awards

2 Broke Girls, S5E6 “And Not the Regular Down There”: A TV Review

In The Force Awakens White Women get Representation, but Black Women get CGI

When Life Gives You Don Lemon III: The Lemon Awakens

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