Original illustration by Emilie Majarian for The Mary Sue. Welcome to Bond Girl, a new series where we’ll be re-watching and re-evaluating every James Bond film until Spectre’s release. Content warnings for: behavior read as sexual assault/coercion; heterosexism and lesbian erasure; brief mentions of domestic abuse and violence against women.
We already knew that an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D spin-off was in the works. Now, we have word that Mockingbird and Hunter might be at the center of it.
Pantone Color Institute announces PANTONE Minion Yellow: Our first-ever character branded color pic.twitter.com/xrneetYDm8 — PANTONE (@pantone) April 14, 2015 Clap your hands if you’ve finally found your ideal shade!
This week, we have ghosts and HAL 9000, and Scully makes the same Poltergeist reference I did last week.
Main cover by Ru Xu (Steven Universe). Steven Universe has been getting waves of praise lately, mostly for its portrayal of diversity in its female characters – and it’s well-deserved praise, every bit.
Some researchers at Cornell University figured out how to identify internet trolls and are working on a way to deal with them.
Yes, Mulder spilled the beans on a recent late night appearance a few weeks ago but check out what Walter Skinner, otherwise known as Mitch Pileggi, had to say about returning to The X-Files.
We’ve still got a bit of a wait for the Captain Marvel movie, but despite being pushed back a few months for Spidey-reasons, Marvel is making progress and has just officially announced some exciting writers for the project—especially for those of you who enjoyed Guardians of the Galaxy.
Last week, we wrote about a series of Anti-Catcalling signs placed throughout the five boroughs by Feminist Apparel in an attempt to “raise awareness of Anti-Street Harassment Week and create some further dialogue surrounding the issue,” and, well, this video segment on the signs certainly gets the conversation going.
Oh, Cruella, darling. What did you think of last night’s Once Upon A Time? (Image via L.A. Times) —Please make note of The Mary Sue’s general comment policy.— Do you follow The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?
[Editor’s Note: This piece was originally posted on Budget Fairy Tales and has been republished here with permission.] I was sexually harassed at Star Wars Celebration.
We’d heard that BB8, the rolling droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, was an actual practical effect, but I don’t think any of us really believed it until the world crapped its collective pants when BB8 rolled out on stage during the film’s panel at Star Wars Celebration to engage R2 in an adorable-off.
April 6, 1993: Hillary Rodham Clinton plays a Nintendo “Game Boy” electronic game on her flight from Austin, Texas to Washington, DC.
Arya is so over everything right now. [Editor’s Note: As with all our recaps, this one will be filled with spoilers for the current episode.
If you’re not an ASOIAF reader and prefer to remain unspoiled, this is not the post for you! Head on over to Jill’s book-spoiler-free episode recap instead.
This morning, it was announced that Twitter’s latest “feature” will allow users to receive DMs from anyone, regardless if you follow them or not.
“There’s coffee in that nebula”… ehm, I mean… in that #Dragon. pic.twitter.com/9MYrqIOXnI — Sam Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha) April 17, 2015 Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has been living it up on the ISS since November as flight engineer of the Futura mission, and celebrated the SpaceX Dragon freighter’s delivery of supplies earlier this week (including specially-engineered, Borg-proof Italian space coffee) by sharing an extremely nerdy pic on Twitter.
It is amazing how well the “Darkness, No Parents” song that Batman sings in The LEGO Movie fits the recent trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
The transmisogynistic joke is deleted from #PillarsofEternity now. Thank you @Obsidian @jesawyer for listening to us.
Women make up about 29% of TV writers and a miserable 15% of film writers, and you know who’s not going to let that stand?