A timely reference and topic, considering the recent backlash at Marvel over their Iron Fist show. If you haven’t been aware, valid accusations of whitewashing and lack of representation have been lobbied against Marvel/Disney and many fans believed this would have been a great opportunity to course-correct and showcase minority talent in prominent roles.
We’re informed by what we consume. The media we watch, read, listen to shapes our worldview, so we tend to take it at their word how they choose to depict groups or individuals. Often, there’s a misrepresentation of a segment of the population and this furthers stereotypes and misconceptions. In this episode, we discuss what misrepresentations have us most upset and frustrated with pop-culture.