JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: One Of the Best MAN-ga You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

When I was a teenager, manga was a type of comic that was hard to get, often in a small section of my local comic book shop. They were usually wrapped in plastic and quite pricey by the standards of comics at the time.

Now that manga and anime have become the mainstream, more of the mediocre to bad stuff has become accessible as well, which of course damages the medium as a whole.…

Badger Pod Nerd Cast 5: Hannah vs. The Bear

Works discussed: Her, Disney villainesses, Female Thor, and THE EPIC BATTLE OF HANNAH VS. CEDRIC/CYRIL/CAESAR THE BEAR!

Her

by Ellen Fishbein

The portrayal of Theodore in the film Her as a vulnerable, emotionally complex person combats the feminist image of man as a creature driven by uniquely violent, dangerous male sexuality.…

Badger Pod Nerd Cast 4: Metaphorical rape culture



Maleficient shifts the blame

Maleficient is an unapologetic pandering to a feminist audience. It is the story of strong, capable fairy cut down by the selfish actions of men—furthering the idea that if a woman, even a villainess, does something wrong, a man is somehow to blame.…